Narrative Ethics

This course is offered by University of Pavia. We invite Master students to join this course.

Course description:

Degree: Master
Studies/Career: Humanities and Science
Course: Applied Ethics
ESTS (Host institution): 3
Institution: University of Pavia
Course duration: 8 weeks
Pre-requisites: Students must be registered at one of University of Pavia Master Degrees.
Target group: The course is open and credited for students coming from every type of studies.
Priority students: Firstcome
Language: English

Learning module template
Student guide (PDF)

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Maria Giovanna Ruberto - Short description


Timeline for 2016 Spring semester:

Enrolment Study period Final task
By February 15 March 1 - May 30 In June or Septemer


Teaching and learning methods:

  • Case based discussion;
  • Analysis of literature;
  • Analysis of different performing arts as poetry, music and painting.


Assessment criteria:
Capacity of critical examination.

Assessment methods and weightings:
Written examination;
Numerical marking (1-30).



Wilks, Tom (2005). "Social Work and Narrative Ethics" (PDF). British Journal of Social Work 35: 1249–126
Stories Matter: Conceptual Challenges in the Development of Oral History Database Building Software
Erin Jessee, Stacey Zembrzycki, Steven High
Stories Matter: The Role of Narrative in Medical Ethics (Reflective Bioethics) Paperback – June 16, 2002 by Rita Charon (Editor), Martha Montello (Editor)


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