Units of study

PHIL2622 - Reality, Time & Possibility: Metaphysics

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Kristie Lyn Miller

Description

This is a unit in metaphysics: the discipline that tells us about the nature of the world. The unit carries on from the Reality component of first year. We engage with questions like: What is time? What is space? What makes something a person? How much change can I undergo and still be me? Are objects four-dimensional space-time worms? Do the past or future exist, and could we travel to them? Are there numbers?

Assessments

1x1400wd essay (33%), 1x2000wd essay (45%) and 11 short multiple choice quizzes (22%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points in Philosophy

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Lecture

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