Units of study
PHIL2663 - Justice
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Dr Tom Dougherty
This unit examines ethical questions concerning social justice. It surveys influential theories of which institutions and social relationships are necessary for a just society. The unit provides students with an overview of views of freedom and equality. Finally, it critically reviews attempts to reconcile these apparently conflicting goals, e.g. as they pertain to questions like: Is taxation theft? Is private education inegalitarian? Are there moral limits to markets? Should we be free to engage in speech that undermines others' statuses?
600wd editing assessments (5%), 600wd argument analysis assessment (15%), 600wd multiple-choice tests (20%), 1x1200wd research essay (30%) and 1x1.5hr exam (30%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 junior credit points of Philosophy
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for PHIL2663
|Session||Semester 2 2014|
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