PHIL 368

Ethical Theory


Philosophical study of moral theory, in both normative ethics and meta-ethics. Topics covered may include: accounts of well-being such as hedonism, preference theory, and objectivism; theories of right action such as consequentialism and contractualism; the demandingness of morality; the role of intuitions in moral theory; and the status and justification of moral theories.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for PHIL 368.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2024

Not offered in 2024; planned for 2025


Lecturer(s) Professor Timothy Mulgan


PHIL 368: 15 points


30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights or Philosophy or PHIL 250 or POLITICS 209


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