|Course code module||FLWF008600|
|Study load (hours)||112|
|Instructor(s)||Luc Van Liedekerke|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 1st semester|
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General comptences in reading and writing
An introductory course in ethics
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Students should be able to understand and critically comment upon the different schools in political philosophy. They should be able to link the political philosophical ideas to the fundamental ethical values underlying a particular school of thought.
searching material, analysing a text, being able to link up the handbook with other elements out of the literature in political philosophy.
Develop a crtical attitude towards arguments within political philosophy as they are often used in everyday political dialogue.
3. Course content
Political philosophy and ethical theory
Liberal egalitarian theory
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: Lectures
Personal work: Assignments - individual
5. Assessment method
Exam: Oral, with written preparationClosed bookOpen questions
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Will Kymlicka, Contempory political philosophy: an introduction, second edition, Oxford University Press, 2002.
7. Recommended reading - study material