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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Moral Philosophy

Enrolment code: HPA210/310

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

We are all constantly faced with moral questions, but what are the foundations of morality? On what grounds do we, should we, base our moral decisions? What is it that makes some actions right and others wrong? What is moral goodness? This unit studies a number of issues in moral philosophy such as the validity of deontological ethics, consequentialism and moral relativism.

Staff Dr J Watkin For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 5 hrs fortnightly Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 Philosophy  
Assessment mode 2,000-word essay (40%), 3-hr exam (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Philosophy  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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