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List of 2017 units of study
PHIL1013 - Society, Knowledge and Self
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Caroline Jane West
This unit is an introduction to central issues in political philosophy, theories of knowledge and philosophical conceptions of the self. The first part will consider the state, freedom and political obligation. The second part will examine some of the major theories of knowledge in the modern philosophical tradition. The final section will look at conceptions of the self as a knowing and acting subject.
tutorial participation (10%), 1x2000 word essay (30%) and 1x2 hour exam (60%)
Readings will be available from the Copy Centre
2x1 hour lectures and 1x1 hour tutorial per week
A timetable is not available for this session.
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