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.

PHIL2608 - Distributive Justice

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Thomas Dougherty

Description

Selected topics in the theory of distributive justice; the apparently conflicting goals of liberty and equality; the moral basis of the obligation to compensate those one harms; obligations to future generations. This is a unit of study in normative ethics (not conceptual analysis).

Assessments

1x2500wd essay (60%) and 1x2hr exam (40%)

Classes

2x1-hr lecture/wk, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points in Philosophy

Prohibitions

PHIL2601, PHIL2508, PHIL3508

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

PHIL2608

Lect

             

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

PHIL2608

Lect

             

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