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.

PHIL1013 - Society, Knowledge and Self

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Anik Waldow

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

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prohibitions

PHIL1010

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

PHIL1013

 

Lect

     

Lect

   

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

PHIL1013

 

Lect

     

Lect

   

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