This course consists of in depth study of the work contemporary philosophers writing on the issues in international ethics. These include environmental issues such as climate change, poverty and development, and the use of military force internationally. New material will be taught each year, and the course will be opened to second and third year students in philosophy
This course is intended as offering a rich grounding in moral, social and political philosophy and is relevant to questions in applied ethics.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
In line with the suggestions made above, our aim is for students: (i) to get to grips with work at a reasonably advanced level; (ii) to get used to evaluating ideas and also critical responses to them in the literature, (iii) to gain familiarity with issues in international politics.
Two pieces of written work, one 1500 words (35%) the other 3500 plus (55%), plus 10% for performance in tutorials or seminars
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 32 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 21 hours of lectures, and 11 hours of tutorials; and, b) 98 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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|24 Jul 2017
|31 Jul 2017
|31 Aug 2017
|27 Oct 2017