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Texts II


Module Code: PI2015

Module Name: Texts II

  • ECTS Weighting: 10
  • Semester/Term Taught:

    Michaelmas Term/Semester 1

    [Students take a Broad Curriculum module (5 ECTS)] &

    Hilary Term/Semester 2

  • Contact Hours: 44 hours of lecture and 10 hours of tutorial
  • Module Personnel: (

    Hilary Term/Semester 2

    Lecturers - Dr. Ben Bramble (email), Professor James Levine(email)

Module Content -

Michaelmas Term/Semester 1

Students take a Broad Curriculum module (5 ECTS)

Module Content -

Hilary Term/Semester 2

Component 1: Henry Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics -  Dr. Ben Bramble (email)

Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics is now widely regarded as one of the most important, and most enlightening, books on moral theory ever written. In this module, we will examine its main themes and draw out its significance for contemporary moral philosophy.

Component 2: To be advised - Professor James Levine(email)

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module, students will be able to:

  • analytically interpret classic philosophical texts;
  • defend philosophical interpretations of these texts.

Assessment Details