PHIL202 - Justice, Authority and Human Rights
Teaching Organisation This unit involves 150 hours of focused learning, or the equivalent of 10 hours per week for 15 weeks. The total includes formally structured learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, online learning, video-conferencing, or supervision. The remaining hours typically involve reading, research, and the preparation of tasks for assessment.
This unit is concerned with the philosophical examination of the language and concepts of social and political discourses, applying this to a range of pressing contemporary problems and debates concerning political authority, social and economic justice, the rights of individuals and groups, and the notions of liberty and equality.