180084 SE Words and Concepts: Normative Issues (2020S)
- Registration is open from Fr 14.02.2020 09:00 to Mo 24.02.2020 10:00
- Registration is open from We 26.02.2020 09:00 to Mo 02.03.2020 10:00
- Deregistration possible until Th 30.04.2020 23:59
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Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
(1) Sending a short essay (of max 1,000 words) by the end of the course (June 30, 2020). This assignment counts for 40% of the final mark.
(2) Participating to discussions in class (asking questions, sharing comments). This assignment counts for 10% of the final mark.
(3) Writing a long essay of max 2,500 words, on a chosen topic or author, to be handed in by September 30, 2020. This assignment counts for 50% of the final mark. The essay should be delivered via Moodle, by following a dedicated link.
[By registering to this course, you agree to have your written assignments checked by the anti-plagiarism software Turnitin. (Mit der Anmeldung zu dieser Lehrveranstaltung stimmen Sie zu, dass die automatisierte Plagiatsprüfungs-Software Turnitin alle von Ihnen im moodle eingereichten schriftlichen Teilleistungen prüft.)]
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
- The following skills and competences will be evaluated: (1) the student’s capacity to summarize a philosophical text by capturing its main thesis and the gist of its main argument(s) with sufficient precision and conciseness. (2) the student’s capacity to formulate critical questions that can spur a discussion. (3) the student’s capacity to present philosophical ideas and arguments in written and extended form, with clarity, precision and good bibliographical support.
- The topics of the short essay and long essay should not overlap.