Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 2-hour seminar each week |
Total Time Commitment: An average of 10 hours each week
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Students who enrol in this subject must have completed a Bachelor of Arts degree or equivalent.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
|Subject Overview:||The subject examines recent philosophical developments in the study of the psychology of moral agents. Topics to be covered may include: (1) the nature of rationality, (2) the nature of autonomy, (3) recent feminist contributions to moral psychology, (4) the relation between values and the self, (5) the role of emotion in moral psychology, (6) the relevance of moral psychology to other areas of philosophy such as metaethics.|
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
|Assessment:||A 5000-word essay 100% (due at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Readings will be available online.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will
|Links to further information:||http://www.philosophy.unimelb.edu.au/|
Gender Studies |
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