• Offered by School of Philosophy
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Philosophy
  • Areas of interest Philosophy, Ethics, Politics
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Garrett Cullity
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2022
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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.


 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. demonstrate familiarity with the philosophical issues relating to ethics and justice as covered in the course;
  2. argue for a philosophical position related to the material covered in the course;
  3. display skill in writing research papers in philosophy; and
  4. discuss ideas verbally and to engage in interactive dialogue.

Indicative Assessment

  1. 2 x (2000 word) essays (70) [LO 1,2,3]
  2. Preparation and participation -- submission of weekly readi?ng notes (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  3. Critical analysis exercise (10) [LO 1,3]

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Workload

130 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

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 12 units of 2000 or 3000 level Philosophy (PHIL) courses, or with permission of the convenor.

Prescribed Texts

Not applicable

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
14
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 $3840
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 $4980
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4346 21 Feb 2022 28 Feb 2022 31 Mar 2022 27 May 2022 In Person N/A

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