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PHIL3663 - Justice (Advanced)

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Lachlan Montgomery Umbers


This is the advanced version of PHIL2663, with common lectures but separate tutorials and assessments. Students will apply advanced ethical methods to the understanding of social justice. Students will analyse influential theories of a just society's institutions and social relationships. They will evaluate views of freedom and equality. Students will learn to apply their understanding of justice to reconciling these goals, e.g. when answering: Is taxation theft? Is private education inegalitarian? Are there moral limits to markets?


1x1250wd research essay (30%), 1x500wd essay feedback to peers (5%), 1x1250wd revision of research essay in response to feedback (30%), 1x1.5hr exam (35%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


PHIL2617 or PHIL2655




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