PHIL40003 Topics in Moral Psychology
|Commencement Date & Location:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 (1x 2hour seminar each week) |
Total Time Commitment:
An average of 10 hours each week
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Students who enrol in this subject must have completed a Bachelor of Arts degree or equivalent.
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|Core Participation Requirements:|| |
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject explores various issues in the psychology of morals, paying particular attention to the relation between moral psychology and meta-ethics. Specific topics for discussion may include: autonomy and responsibility, recent feminist work on moral psychology, the role of emotion in moral psychology, values and the self, and the feminised versus the Kantian sublime.
|Learning Outcomes:|| |
Students who successfully complete this class should:
A 5000-word research essay 100% (due at the end of semester).
Hurdle Requirement: Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to pass this subject. Regular participation in class is required. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 2% per working day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Readings will be available online.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Students who successfully complete this subject will
|Links to further information:||http://www.philosophy.unimelb.edu.au/|
|200 points Master of Arts in Professional and Applied Ethics |