Courses for 2018-2019
EPAF 5000: Topics in Ethics and Public Affairs.
Students prepare for and attend a series of guest lectures, submitting in writing a critical analysis of some aspect of the presentation or discussion for each lecture they attend.
EPAF 5100: Supervised Research Tutorial.
On a particular public issue, students identify ethical concerns and a range of evidence-based and values-based arguments for alternative policy options, assessing the comparative strength of those arguments. Prerequisite(s): EPAF 6100.
EPAF 5500: Practicum.
Students gain experience doing ethics-related work in government, business, civil society, or consulting. Students report on their work as required, and their performance is graded satisfactory or unsatisfactory.
EPAF 6000: Ethical Concerns in Public Affairs (EPAF 6000)
A tutorial in which students identify the range of ethical concerns raised by a particular public issue chosen by the student. Prerequisite(s): enrolment in the Ph.D. Ethics and Public Affairs program.
EPAF 6100 Public Reason I (EPAF 6100)
Alternative approaches to inequalities in Canada will be evaluated within different standards and frameworks of public justification. Which inequalities matter, and why?
EPAF 6200 Public Reason II (EPAF 6200)
How can/should public reasoning apply to Issues concerning labour in the global context?