PHILO215

Moral and Political Philosophy: A Historical Introduction

A study of the moral and political philosophy of thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Hume and Mill. This paper uses Plato's Republic to introduce students to central issues in Moral and Political Philosophy, including questions about virtue, happiness, justice, liberty, democracy, tyranny, feminism, art, censorship, and moral education.

A study of the moral and political philosophy of thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Hume and Mill. This paper uses Plato's Republic to introduce students to central issues in Moral and Political Philosophy, including questions about virtue, happiness, justice, liberty, democracy, tyranny, feminism, art, censorship, and moral education.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Internal assessment / examination: 100:0
Restriction(s): PHIL215

Semesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
20A (HAM)A Semester : 2 Mar 2020 - 28 Jun 2020 Hamilton

Timetabled Lectures

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Paper Outlines

The following 2019 paper outlines are available for PHILO215. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2020 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Ethics | History | Philosophy | Political Science

Other available years: Moral and Political Philosophy: A Historical Introduction - PHILO215 (2019) , Moral and Political Philosophy: A Historical Introduction - PHILO215 (2018)

Paper details current as of : 21 August 2019 9:39am
Indicative fees current as of : 29 July 2019 3:04pm

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