2007 HPA289 Political Philosophy

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA389

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HPA289 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H 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]
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DESCRIPTION

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.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

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

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

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 100% Arts at 100 level

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

STAFF: Dr D Coady

FEES
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