(POL385A – Autumn)
Credits: 15 credits
Contact: Professor Kimberly Hutchings
This module examines debates across the field of Global Ethics. It introduces students to frameworks for thinking about global moral questions concerning for example: the global distribution of wealth, the appropriate meaning of human rights in a multi-cultural world, environmental sustainability, migration, development aid, conflict-resolution and transitional justice. Students will be expected to evaluate different approaches to ethical judgment and to apply them to real world dilemmas.
Assessment: 1 x 1,000 word Article Review (30%) & 1 x 3,000 word essay (70%)