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Hello, my name is Thomas. I am studying a BA, majoring in Philosophy and Psychology. I have a histor...


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