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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour lecture/seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: *
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in philosophy.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||*|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||*|
|Core Participation Requirements:||*|
CoordinatorTo be advised
|Subject Overview:|| |
The subject deals with topics from a range of areas in applied ethics, including issues of individual decision-making and public policy. The subject asks students to use skills in philosophical reasoning and knowledge of philosophical theory in such areas as moral, political, and legal philosophy, along with relevant empirical information, in order to devise solutions and assess proposals concerning selected practical problems. Students will become familiar with the recent literature in such journals as the 'Journal of Applied Philosophy', and 'Ethics.'
|Assessment:||A 5000-word essay 100% (due at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:To be advised|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Philosophy) |
Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Ethics
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Philosophy)
Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Ethics
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