Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL3024A: Philosophical Readings 3

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Module Aims

This module aims to introduce you to one of the most influential books of Western philosophy, Aristotle’s Ethics, to encourage you to think carefully about some of the key issues in moral philosophy.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. engage in in-depth study of a text through detailed reading and analysis;
2. understand the historical and social context of production of the philosophical book;
3. question/criticise the text’s approach from different perspectives;
Discipline-Specific Skills4. demonstrate the ability to analyse philosophical arguments;
5. reason about the abstract and concrete problems addressed in texts;
6. write well-argued essays using appropriate philosophical arguments and language;
Personal and Key Skills7. construct and evaluate arguments;
8. formulate and express ideas at different levels of abstraction; and
9. assess, analyse, discuss, and criticise the views of others.