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|Offering information:||Offered in alternate years: Not offered 2009, offered 2010, 2012|
|Offered at:||(B, G, X)|
|Prerequisite:||One other Philosophy unit.|
|Incompatible with:||ASP213/313, ASP215|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit allows students to explore more fully some of the major problems and debates that engage political and social thinking today. Discussions will focus on the concepts of justice, democracy, and the social responsibilities of governments. There will also be discussion of some difficult ethical and social policy issues such as morality of nuclear war and the theoretical bases of environmental responsibility.
Students enrolled in third year philosophy units are required to participate in extra third year activities throughout the trimester (see assessment details below).
Two essays of 2000 words each 40% each, tutorial program 10%, and participation in a general third year seminar 10%.
Two essays 2000 words each 40% each, online program 10%, participation in a general third year on-line blog 10%.
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