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Ethics (12 points)
Leader: Justin Oakley
Synopsis: This unit aims to provide students with a basic understanding of ethical theory as a foundation for their studies in bioethics. It deals with developments in meta-ethics since Hume, and with the three main traditional perspectives in normative ethics: utilitarianism, Kantianism, and virtue ethics.
Assessment: Essay (2000 words): 20% + Essay (4000 words): 50% + Take-home exam (2500 words): 30% + Distance Education students are also required to keep a journal, recording their work for each topic.
Contact Hours: 3 hour seminar per week
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