This course offers an advanced approach to ethics or social and political philosophy, suitable for students who have a background in this area and who may be interested in continuing into 4th year Honours. What is taught will change from year to year.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate familiarity with the philosophical issues relating to ethics and justice as covered in the course.
- Argue for a philosophical position related to the material covered in the course.
- Display skill in writing research papers in philosophy.
- Discuss ideas verbally and to engage in interactive dialogue.
Indicative Assessment1 x 1500 word essay (35%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]
1 x 3500 word essay (55%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]
Class participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 4]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of weekly seminars (3 hours per week for 12 weeks)
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8422||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|