PHIL200 - Contemporary Moral Problems
Prerequisites 10 cp from 100-level unit in Philosophy
Teaching Organisation This unit involves 150 hours of focused learning, or the equivalent of 10 hours per week for 15 weeks. The total includes formally structured learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, online learning, video-conferencing, or supervision. The remaining hours typically involve reading, research, and the preparation of tasks for assessment.
In this unit, students examine a selection of some of the most difficult moral problems of our time, considering a range of perspectives and arguments put by contemporary moral philosophers and applied ethicists, including normative and meta-ethical issues raised by these practical moral problems.