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ASP214 - Justice and Equality

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Unit chair:

Jack Reynolds

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

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): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

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

Class/Online Exercises, 15%, 600 words

Research and Writing Exercise, 25%, 1000 words

Essay, 60%, 2400 words

Unit Fee Information

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