Postgraduate Course: Further Topics in Meta-Ethics (PHIL11140)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course explores topics in meta-ethics, such as the meaning of normative language, the existence and nature of normative facts, the possibility of normative knowledge, moral psychology.
The specific topics vary from year to year. The course is designed to complement prior undergraduate work in meta-ethics or the MSc Meta-Ethics course (PHIL11043) which can be taken in the same year as this course.
Formative feedback events available:
- students can submit a formative essay
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| Increased knowledge of key themes of meta-ethics.
Increased knowledge of the history of meta-ethics.
Improved philosophical reading skills.
Refined ability to write persuasive essay.
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|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Guy Fletcher
Tel: (0131 6)51 7112
|Course secretary||Ms Becky Verdon
Tel: (0131 6)51 5002