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
Semester 1, 2016 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Mark Colyvan
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)
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.
PHIL2600 - Twentieth Century Philosophy
Semester 2, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Edward Elliott
Main developments in philosophical thought in the twentieth century. Topics include: logical atomism; logical positivism and its attack on metaphysics; conceptual analysis; Quine, holism, behaviourism, and the overthrow of positivism; the resurgence of metaphysics; functionalism in the philosophy of mind; modal realism. Essential background for understanding how philosophy is done today in English-speaking countries.
tutorial participation (10%), 1x2500wd essay (40%) and 1x2hr exam (50%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
Lecture for PHIL2600
|Class||Twentieth Century Philosophy|
|Session||Semester 2 2013|
|Location||Education Seminar Room 325 A35|
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