This is a fully on-line unit in applied philosophy. Students will consider the relationship between the individual and the State, which encompasses the relations between one's personal life, fellow citizens and the law. The unit begins with an introduction to some philosophical accounts of the basis of social life and the moral justification of law. It goes on to consider a range of contemporary social issues.
ASSESSMENT: HPA242 - 2,000-word assignment (40%), online tutorial participation equivalent to a minimum of 1000 words (20%), 2-hr exam (40%).
HPA342 - 2,500-word assignment (40%), online tutorial participation equivalent to a minimum of 1000 words (20%), 2-hr exam (40%),
TEACHING PATTERN: web-based delivery only, includes online tutorials.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Fully online - H,I,L,N,W This unit is taught entirely online
Resource supported teaching & learning - H,I,L,N,W Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options
25% level 100 Philosophy or, where appropriate, 12.5% level 100 Philosophy and 12.5% level 100 Arts
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