ASP216 - Ethics in Global Society

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Unit chair:

George Duke

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ASP316, ASP416

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

Content

This is a unit in applied ethics which looks at global problems and investigates the moral obligations of states and of individuals in relation to them. Such problems include human rights, the rights of peoples to self-determination, nationalism and cosmopolitanism, global poverty, peace and war, terrorism, the role of women, and the global environment.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Essay (2000 words) - 50%

Examination (2 hours) - 50%

Unit Fee Information

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