Ethics LLC

The Ethics Living Learning Community affords students the opportunity to become better skilled at understanding and resolving ethical problems through coursework and dialogue with their peers.

The Ethics LLC is a community of students who are interested in grappling with ethical questions and who want to develop their knowledge base and skills for ethical reflection. Participants will also have regular co-curricular opportunities to interact with faculty in workshops, panel discussions, etc. focusing on specific ethical questions.

The Ethics LLC is housed in Louisville Hall. Learn more about Louisville Hall by visiting our webpage.

Required courses for the Ethics Community:

  • 1-credit directed reading in the fall semester. (Course description will be determined and provided by the Philosophy Department).
  • 1-credit directed reading in the spring semester. (Course description will be determined and provided by the Philosophy Department).

What are the benefits of participating in the Ethics Living Learning Committee?

  • Increased understanding of, and engagement in, issues of public importance
  • Increased sense of community as a student at UofL
  • Increased understanding of the value of philosophy and the humanities
  • Increased commitment to complete your degree
  • Development of an ethical character
  • Increased opportunities to work closely with faculty
  • Opportunity to take both PHIL 222: Contemporary Ethical Problems and PHIL 321: Ethics with LLC participants. One ethics elective will be chosen individually.

Who can apply to the Ethics LLC?

Meet the Faculty


Lauren Freeman

Stephen Hanson

Tom Johnson

Avery Kolers

Nancy Potter