Justice (Advanced) (PHIL3663)
UNIT OF STUDY
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?
Further unit of study information
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x1250wd Research essay (30%), 1x500wd Essay feedback to peers (5%), 1x1250wd revision of Research essay in response to feedback (30%), 1x1.5hr exam (35%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
PHIL2617 or PHIL2655, PHIL2617 or PHIL2655, PHIL2617 or PHIL2655
PHIL2663, PHIL2663, PHIL2663
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.