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This subject will involve an advanced study of problems and issues in contemporary value theory, normally concentrating on issues in ethics and metaethics. In some years, the course may instead focus on issues in contemporary aesthetics. On completion of the subject, students should be able to bring philosophical reflection to bear more widely on their lives.
Intended learning outcomes
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
- have become acquainted with some central themes and preoccupations of recent philosophical thought about ethics (or aesthetics);
- be able to think critically about the assumptions and commitments inherent in the themes discussed;
- be able to reflect better about the ethical (or aesthetic) aspects of human life.
Last updated: 3 November 2022