Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy (Second Edition)

Philip J. Ivanhoe, Bryan W. Van Norden

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Interesting class! Personally would have loved if it was ever so slightly less theoretical and involved more real life ethical dilemmas. Karen is awesome though and she gives a very objective coverage of the class, which is cool. I reckon it’s not hard to do well if you keep up.

Anonymous, Semester 1, 2020

The content is interesting and they lectures are easy to follow but Karen is kind of insufferable.

Anonymous, Semester 1, 2020

This a worthwhile subject and gives a strong foundation for ethical theory. The core texts studied include Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics, Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals, and Mill's Utilitarianism. These correspond to the main units of this subject: virtue ethics, deontology and contractualism, and consequentialism. Contemporary papers and articles concerning these topics follow the foundational texts as the principal reading. The subject has no live lectures, instead involving a live tutorial with online lecture material. Karen Jones is an excellent lecturer and tutor. Her selection of readings is thoughtful and gives a strong foundation for anyone interested in pursuing moral philosophy further.

Anonymous, Semester 2, 2017