Introductory Philosophy: Moral and Political Philosophy
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- 20 Feb 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of concepts, principles, and methods central to moral and political philosophy.
- Apply knowledge of concepts, principles and methods central to moral and political philosophy.
- Apply philosophical skills, such as basic argument analysis, reconstruction, and presentation.
- Display a constructively critical attitude to belief formation as part of the formation of a philosophical attitude and identity with relation to questions of moral and political philosophy.
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This subject introduces students to moral and political philosophy. Drawing on a range of topics, themes, and methods, this subject explores foundational questions within both moral and political philosophy. As such, this subject provides an introduction to philosophy, the world’s oldest academic discipline, and will help students develop their capacity for critical reflection upon the nature of the human condition. This subject complements HPH105 Introductory Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality, but can be taken independently of that subject.
- Take Home Exam (40%)
- Quizzes (10%)
- Essay (10%)
- Tutorial Participation (10%)
- Essay (30%)
Current study term: 19 Feb 23 to 28 May 23
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