2007 HPA210 Theories of Ethics

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

View timetable of lectures only for this unit.  View ALL timetable events for this unit.

See also   HPA310

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HPA210 L

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 L On Campus 16-JUL-2007 10-AUG-2007 03-SEP-2007 19-OCT-2007

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Offered in Courses: [R3A]
This unit can be taken in other courses
About Census Dates

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.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 2,000-word essay (40%), 3-hr exam (60%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1 hr tutorial fortnightly (13 wks)

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - L
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% level 100 Philosophy

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr K Atkins

FEES
View fees for this unit

KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



University of Tasmania Home Page Authorised by the Academic Registrar
© University of Tasmania | ABN 30 764 374 782 | CRICOS Provider Code 00586B
Copyright and Disclaimers | Accessibility | Feedback, Suggestions and Questions
Info Line 1300 363 864