Politics and Ethics

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Politics and Ethics

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Ethics, Philosophy, Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
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  • Overview

    Ideas of political philosophy based on some classical text and contemporary approaches. Focusing on general questions of ethics through the lens of justice. Discussion of ethical questions regarding how persons ought to be governed/or if they ought to be governed at all (the justification of the authority of the state), the relationship of freedom and autonomy, and exploring the nature of a fair state, a good ruler and a just international order. Concepts learned will be tested in light of current political, ecological and economic issues.

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