Experiments in Ethics - PHILO309 (2022)

The paper uses thought experiments to introduce students to central issues in contemporary moral philosophy. The issues may include: What makes an action right? Are there any absolute duties? Is morality entirely subjective? Is it possible to have moral knowledge? How can we be sure our moral judgments are right?

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): Students must have completed at least one philosophy paper at the 100 or 200 level.
Internal assessment / examination: 100:0
Restriction(s): PHIL309

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
22B (HAM)B Trimester : 18 Jul 2022 - 13 Nov 2022 Hamilton
PHILO309-22B (HAM) is offered in a FLEXI mode. No online elements of this paper require student engagement at specific times / days.

Timetabled Lectures

The Timetable for 2022 is not available.


Indicative Fees

Fees for 2022 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2021 paper outlines are available for PHILO309. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2022 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Ethics | Philosophy

Other available years: Experiments in Ethics - PHILO309 (2021) , Experiments in Ethics - PHILO309 (2020) , Experiments in Ethics - PHILO309 (2019)

Paper details current as of : 21 September 2021 3:21pm
Indicative fees current as of : 22 September 2021 4:30am

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