* 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).
This introduction to political philosophy will provide an overview of some of the most important historical and contemporary views regarding freedom, justice, equality, and democracy. It will also involve a detailed consideration of the theoretical positions of Marxism, Utilitarianism, Liberalism, Libertarianism, Communitarianism, and Feminism, and these perspectives will be brought to bear upon a number of current political issues, including war, terrorism, the environment, and refugees.
ASSESSMENT: 2,000 word essay (40%), 3hr seen exam (60%)
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.