Meade McCloughan has been studying philosophy for over 30 years and has taught at University College London and Birkbeck College London. He is on the organising group of the Marx and Philosophy Society.
A virtual class studying writings in which Marx and Engels set down the foundations of 'Marxism', in particular the materialist theory of history and the theory of ideology, as well as providing a suggestive and controversial picture of communism.
In this introduction to ethics, we shall examine four important ethical theories, applying them to two practical questions: the rights of animals and euthanasia. There will be plenty of opportunity to engage in debate and test your own thinking.