Units of study

PHIL1013 - Society, Knowledge and Self

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Caroline Jane West

Description

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.

Assessments

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

Textbooks

Readings will be available from the Copy Centre

Classes

2x1 hour lectures and 1x1 hour tutorial per week

Prohibitions

PHIL1010

A timetable is not available for this session.
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