ASP214 - Justice and Equality

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Unit chair:

Jon Roffe





Incompatible with:

ASP314, ASP319, ASP320, ASP414

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): 1 x 1 hour Class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1 hour online Seminar per week


This introduction to political philosophy will provide an overview of a number of contemporary views regarding justice, liberty, equality, and democracy. In particular, the unit will involve a detailed consideration of Marxism, Utilitarianism, Liberalism, Libertarianism, Communitarianism, and Discourse Ethics. 


Assessment 1 (Individual) Class/Online Exercises (600 words) -15%

Assessment 2 (Individual) Research and Writing Exercise (1000 words) -25%

Assessment 3 (Individual) Essay, 60% (2400 words) - 60%

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