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Arts

HPA242

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HAF215 Contemporary Feminist Thought
HAF218 Special Topic in Gender Studies
HAF227 Contemporary Representations of Gender
HAF228 Religion and Gender
(Not Offered 2011)
HAF229 Gender, Ethics and Society
HAF233 Gender & Youth
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA200 Contemporary Bioethics
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA207 Philosophy of Mind
HPA208 Metaphysical Puzzles
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA209 The Meaning of Life
HPA210 Theories of Ethics
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA212 Ethical Professionals
HPA213 Philosophy of Science
HPA216 Knowledge and Belief
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA218 Philosophy of Biology
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA219 Buddhist Philosophy
HPA234 Zen and Tao: East Asian Philosophy
HPA236 Philosophy of Art, Aesthetics and Creativity
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA237 Philosophy and Film
HPA238 Exceptional Leadership
HPA239 Indian Philosophy
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA242 Law, Society and Morality
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA244 Aboriginal Philosophy
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA247 Creative Citizenship
HPA248 Morality and the Mind
HPA249 Climate Change: Who to believe? What to do?
HPA250 Existentialism and Beyond
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA251 Postmodern Thought
HPA256 Philosophy and Cosmology
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA266 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA268 Modern Philosophy
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA271 Philosophy and the Body
HPA274 Science and Religion
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA276 Indo-Tibetan History, Philosophy and Culture
HPA277 Environmental Philosophy
HPA288 Philosophy of Language
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA289 Political Philosophy
HPA291 Introduction to Logic
HPA292 Logic and Philosophy
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA294 The Logic of Decision
(Not Offered 2011)
HPA297 Buddhism, Ethics and Nonviolence
(Not Offered 2011)

2013 HPA242 Law, Society and Morality

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA342

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

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.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

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

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% level 100 Philosophy or, where appropriate, 12.5% level 100 Philosophy and 12.5% level 100 Arts
M.Excl HHP271/371, HSP212/312

STAFF: Dr Linn Miller

FEES
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KEY

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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.



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