Units of study

PHIL1011 - Reality, Ethics and Beauty

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Thomas Martin Besch


This unit is an introduction to central issues in metaphysics, ethics and aesthetics. It opens with general questions about reality, God, personal identity and free will. The middle section of the unit will consider questions about values, goodness and responsibility. The final part is concerned with the question "what is art", the nature of aesthetic judgment and the role of art in our lives.


tutorial participation (10%), 1x2000 word essay (30%) and 1x2 hour exam (60%)


Readings will be available from the University Copy Centre.


1x2 hour lecture and 1x1 hour tutorial per week


PHIL1003, PHIL1004, PHIL1006, PHIL1008

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