Units of study

PHIL2608 - Distributive Justice

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Thomas Dougherty

Description

Selected topics in the theory of distributive justice; the apparently conflicting goals of liberty and equality; the moral basis of the obligation to compensate those one harms; obligations to future generations. This is a unit of study in normative ethics (not conceptual analysis).

Assessments

1x2500wd essay (60%) and 1x2hr exam (40%)

Classes

2x1-hr lecture/wk, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points in Philosophy

Prohibitions

PHIL2601, PHIL2508, PHIL3508

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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