Graduate Program for Specialty in Philosophy (Ethics)


Graduate Program for Specialty in Philosophy (Ethics)

(Code: 010105 Degree conferred: Master of Philosophy)


I Objectives

The objectives of this discipline are as follows:

1. To grasp the basic concepts and theories of ethics systematically, comprehensively and accurately and engage in the research work in this field;

2. To master one or two foreign languages;

3. To be proficient in reading and translating literatures in this field.


II Main Research Orientations

1. Value Philosophy

2. Theoretical Ethics

3. Biomedical Ethics

4. Ethics of Politics and Law

5. Ethics of Science and Technology

6. Economic Ethics


III Duration

Duration of full-time academic Master: 3 years (2 years)


IV Credits

Total credits:≥36, degree course credits:≥24, research credits:≥12.


V Curriculum and Credits

Degree course:

Marxism and Social Science Methodology

Socialism with Chinese Characteristics and Practice Research

First Foreign Language (English)

Humanities/science & engineering/others

Research on Marxist Philosophy

Research on Western Philosophy

Research on Chinese Philosophy

Research on Hermeneutics

Research on Theoretical Ethics (international course)

Research on Western Ethics (all-English course)

Research on Chinese Ethics

Research on Modern Western Ethics (all-English course)

Research on Ethics of Science and Technology (all-English course)

Research on Value Philosophy (international course)

History of Western Philosophy

History of Chinese Philosophy

Introduction to Logic


Note: Students without studying philosophy at undergraduate stage must choose three non-degree courses. Only those attending all the classes and passing the examinations can apply for graduation thesis defense, or defense will be impossible.


VI Research and Dissertation

Execute the rules by HUST.