For unit objectives, contact hours etc., please see the Handbook entry for APG5393.
About this unit:
On successful completion of Ethics, students should have acquired the skills to bring a solid theoretical framework to the analysis and evaluation of issues in bioethics; recognise, analyse, and evaluate ethical arguments; think critically about assumptions underlying debates in bioethics and applied ethics and recognise that certain issues in ethical theory are of intrinsic interest and value.
- Tony Hope, Medical Ethics: a very short introduction, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004.
- Simon Blackburn, Being Good, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2002.
- Thomas Hurka, The Best Things in Life, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2011.
There are no prescribed texts for this unit.
- James Rachels and Stuart Rachels, The elements of moral philosophy, 8th ed, New York, McGraw-Hill, 2014.
- Peter Singer (ed.), Ethics, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1994.