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.
PHIL2605 - Early Modern Theories of Perception
Semester 2, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Anik Waldow
This unit will trace theories of perception and representation by looking at Locke, Gassendi, Berkeley, and Hume whose fascinating, and often controversial, approaches urge us to base our concept of the world on experience. We will investigate the interplay between sense perception, reason and imagination, explore the limits of knowledge and examine the link between expereince and self-conception. The unit aims to develop a perspective that allows students to reflect critically on central issues of the contemporary debate.
1x1000wd tutorial exercise (25%), 1x500wd essay plan (15%), 1x2500-3000wd essay (60%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
Lecture for PHIL2605
|Class||Early Modern Theories of Perception|
|Session||Semester 2 2013|
|Location||Quadrangle Building, Latin 1 S224 A14|
The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney