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
PHIL3512 or PHIL2512
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