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PY2013   Moral and Aesthetic Value

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 8

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 3.00 pm - 4.00 pm Mon, Tue, Thu and occasional Fri

This module examines moral values, aesthetic values, and the relationship between them. Issues typically addressed may include the objectivity of moral and aesthetic values, the role of disagreement in morality and aesthetics, the relativity of moral and aesthetic judgement, the presence or the absence of principles in the moral and aesthetic domains, the possibility of moral and aesthetic knowledge, and the relation of morality and aesthetics to experience.

Relationship to other modules

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take PY2101 or take PY3702

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 lectures and 1 tutorial.

Scheduled learning hours: 43

Guided independent study hours: 157

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 50%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr J Snedegar
Module teaching staff: Team taught