Units of study

PHIL1011 - Reality, Ethics and Beauty

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Caroline Jane West

Description

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.

Assessments

tutorial participation (10%), 1x2000wd essay (30%) and 1x2hr exam (60%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prohibitions

PHIL1003, PHIL1004, PHIL1006, PHIL1008

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