Emendations to list given below:

Please note following emendations to the list of units below (See Handbook errata)
You will be able to enrol in the PHIL2619 through Sydney Student.

  • PHIL2619 Philosophy of Mathematics– Semester 1 (See details below)
  • PHIL2661 Philosophy of Sex will not be offered in 2016

Units of study

PHIL2619 Philosophy of Mathematics

Semester 1, 2016 | Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Mark Colyvan
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Assessments 2x2250wd essays (2x50%) Classes 1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week Prerequisites 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy Prohibitions PHIL3219, PHIL2219 Tuesday 10-12 Lecture (Teachers College Lecture Theatre 306)

Description
An examination of contemporary problems in the Philosophy of Mathematics. We will look at intuitionism, nominalism, Platonism, and constructivism in mathematics, while also discussing the reduction of mathematics to set theory, the Cantorian higher infinite (at some length) and the significance of the Godel and Lob theorems.

2015 | 2016
Semester 1
PHIL1011Reality, Ethics and Beauty
PHIL2606Knowledge, Reason and Action
PHIL2611Problems of Empiricism
PHIL2617Practical Ethics
PHIL2619Philosophy of Mathematics
PHIL2620Probability and Decision Theory
PHIL2622Reality, Time and Possibility: Metaphysics
PHIL2623Moral Psychology
PHIL2626Philosophy and Psychoanalysis
PHIL2633Theorising Modernity
PHIL2635Contemporary Political Philosophy
PHIL2640Environmental Philosophy
PHIL2645Philosophy of Law
PHIL2647Philosophy of Happiness
PHIL264819th C. Philosophy: Kant to Nietzsche
PHIL2667From Illusion to Reality
PHIL3617Practical Ethics Advanced
PHIL3638Hegel
PHIL3647Philosophy of Happiness Advanced
PHIL3662Reality Time and Possibility M'physics Adv
 
Honours Units
PHIL4011Philosophy Honours A
PHIL4012Philosophy Honours B
PHIL4013Philosophy Honours C
PHIL4014Philosophy Honours D
Semester 2
PHIL1012Introductory Logic
PHIL1013Society, Knowledge and Self
PHIL2610Exploring Nonclassical Logic
PHIL2612History of Ethics
PHIL2613Plato and Aristotle
PHIL2616Philosophy of Human Rights
PHIL2618Aesthetics and Art
PHIL2627Philosophy and Psychiatry
PHIL2634Democratic Theory
PHIL2642Critical Thinking
PHIL2643Philosophy of Mind
PHIL2655Philosophical Ethics
PHIL2658Philosophy in Film
PHIL2663Justice
PHIL2664Philosophy of Nature and the Environment
PHIL2670Philosophy of Science
PHIL3643Philosophy of Mind Advanced
PHIL3655Philosophical Ethics (adv)
PHIL3663Justice (Advanced)
PHIL3681Aesthetics and Art Advanced
 
Honours Units
PHIL4011Philosophy Honours A
PHIL4012Philosophy Honours B
PHIL4013Philosophy Honours C
PHIL4014Philosophy Honours D
Summer
PHIL1016Mind and Morality HSC
PHIL2617Practical Ethics
PHIL2647Philosophy of Happiness
 

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