This unit is an introduction to political philosophy. Students will study influential political ideologies, including liberalism, libertarianism, communitarianism, feminism, and Marxism. They will engage with debates about the nature of political values, such as freedom, justice, equality, and democracy. These ideologies and values will be discussed in relation to contemporary issues, such as war, terrorism, the economy, and the environment.
|Unit name||Political Philosophy|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Philosophy and Gender Studies|
Dr David Coady
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $1,729.00||091701|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2 X 1hr lectures weekly, 1 x 1hr tutorial fortnight (13 wks)
3000 words internal assessment (60%); take home exam submitted by MyLo (40%)
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