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180086 SE Metaethics on Margaret Gilbert, Rights and Demands (2020S)

A Foundational Inquiry

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 16.03. 16:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Monday 23.03. 16:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Monday 30.03. 16:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Monday 20.04. 16:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Tuesday 21.04. 16:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Thursday 23.04. 16:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Friday 24.04. 16:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In this seminar we are going do discuss Margaret Gilberts new book on „Rights and Demands“. Margaret Gilberts work on agreements, joint commitment and social agency is highly
important for current social philosophy, political and legal philosophy, and also for ethics. The study of her new book offers new insights.

Students are expected to have a copy of Gilberts book at the beginning of the seminar. The seminar will be held in English.

Assessment and permitted materials

In order to receive a grade for this seminar, you need to attend seminar sessions regularly, participate actively in discussions, and do a presentation (if this is not possible, you need to write a summary of one chapter of the book). Moreover, you need to hand in a final seminar paper of 10-15 pages (Times New Roman 12pt; around 20.000 signs) and send it to herlinde.pauer-studer@univie.ac.at and to florian.kolowrat@univie.ac.at
Deadline for seminar papers: September 30, 2020.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Presentation: 50%
Handouts, Exposés, Participation: 50%

Examination topics

Book: Margaret Gilbert „Rights and Demands. A Foundational Inquiry“, Oxford University Press 2018.

Reading list

Margaret Gilbert „Rights and Demands. A Foundational Inquiry“, Oxford University Press 2018.

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