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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Law, Society and Morality

Enrolment code: HPA242/342

Offered: Distance education: semester 2 [by internet]

Unit description:

Examines issues concerned with the relationship between law and morality. The unit looks into some conceptions of justice and their critics, such as Rousseau’s social contract, Rawls’ account of justice as fairness, and Habermas’ notion of consensus. Students examine specific contemporary problems of morality and law, such as abortion, freedom of speech, and sexuality.

Staff Dr K Atkins 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 web-based delivery only, includes online tutorials Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 Philosophy or, where appropriate, 12.5% level 100 Philosophy and 12.5% level 100 Arts  
Mutual exclusions HHP271/371, HSP212/312  
Assessment mode 2,000-word assignment (40%), take-home exam (40%), online tutorial participation (20%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Course Reader Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Philosophy
Women's Studies
 
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
 
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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