Units of study

PHIL2612 - History of Ethics

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Thomas Dougherty
Phone: +61 2 9036 6015
Email: thomas.dougherty@sydney.edu.au

Description

The nature of duty and the good: how we ought to live and what is valuable in life. A selective survey of Western normative ethical theory, covering philosophers such as Aristotle, Hume, Kant and Mill.

Assessments

2x500wd text analysis exercises (20%), 1x1500wd essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (40%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points in Philosophy

Prohibitions

PHIL2512, PHIL3512

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

 Friday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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