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.

PHIL2626 - Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Summer Late, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Michael McDermott

Description

An analysis and critique of the main ideas in Freudian psychoanalysis, their philosophical background, and their influence in subsequent philosophy of mind.

Assessments

1x2500wd essay (50%) and 1x2000wd take-home exam (50%)

Textbooks

Freud, S. Introductory Lectures in Psychoanalysis,
Wollheim, R. Freud

Classes

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

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points in Philosophy.

Prohibitions

PHIL2207, PHIL3207, PHIL2226 and PHIL3226.

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