History of Ethics (PHIL2612)
UNIT OF STUDY
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.
Further unit of study information
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
2x500wd text analysis exercises (20%), 1x1500wd Essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (40%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
12 Junior credit points in Philosophy, 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy, 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
PHIL3512 or PHIL2512, PHIL3512 or PHIL2512, PHIL3512 or PHIL2512
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