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PHIL 530A Moral Philosophy - MORAL PHILOSOPHY
- This course is restricted to students in one of these faculties: GRAD
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Aristotle stated that without friends we would not choose to live, even if we had all other goods. There is a growing body of psychological and neuroscientific evidence that backs this up: we human beings are fundamentally social creatures who need to live near and with each other in order to survive and flourish. This course, which is offered as a core course in Value Theory, will explore a range of key concepts and arguments in moral and political philosophy that relate to the ethical and political implications of being social. The content will be grouped under three
main headings: 1) social rights, 2) social virtues, and 3) social policies.
COVID-19 notice: The plan is to hold the 3-hour weekly seminar as a synchronous event. However, I will adjust the teaching format, where possible, in response to students' circumstances and needs.