Ethics and Politics

Ethics and Politics is a specialisation of the master’s programme in Philosophy.

The central topic of Ethics and Politics specialisation of the one-year Master’s in Philosophy concerns moral, political and social philosophy. This course aims at a thorough philosophical reflection on the fundamental normative principles of individual action and human society. You will focus particularly on the intersection between normative philosophy and other disciplines, such as neuroscience, psychology, the social sciences and law. In addition, courses are offered on ‘meta questions’ relating to the nature and the status of normative discourse and practices.

About this specialisation

Ethics and Politics is an integral part of the one-year Master’s in Philosophy in 2014-2015, but will be a formal specialisation from September 2015 on.

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Master details

  • This is a specialisation of: Philosophy (60EC)
  • Degree Master of Arts in Philosophy
  • Mode of study Full-time, part-time. Non-EU/EEA students must study full-time.
  • Duration 1 year (2 years in part-time study)
  • Start date September, February
  • Language of instruction English
  • Location Leiden
  • Croho/isat code 60822

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