This unit introduces students to debates about the nature of political values, such as freedom, justice, equality, and democracy. It will also provide an introduction to a variety of political ideologies, including Marxism, Liberalism, Libertarianism, Communitarianism, and Feminism. The unit is particularly concerned with contemporary political issues, including 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
Dr. David Coady
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
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2 x 1hr lectures weekly, 1 x 1hr tutorial fortnight (13 wks)
3500 words internal assessment (60%); take home exam submitted by MyLo (40%)
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