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.

PHIL3643 - Philosophy of Mind Advanced

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: David Braddon-Mitchell

Description

This is an advanced Philosophy of Mind course which has common lectures with PHIL2643 but different assessments and tutorials. It will cover the latest research on metaphysics of mind, and the theory of the content of mental states - how it is that mental stages get to be 'about' the world. It deals with similar issues as PHIL2643 but at a more advanced level, with reading from contemporary journal articles and research-based essays as the principal assessment.

Assessments

1x1500wd essay (30%), 1x2500wd essay (50%) and 10xweekly tests (20%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

12 senior credit points in Philosophy

Prohibitions

PHIL2213
PHIL2643
PHIL2205
PHIL3213

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

PHIL3643

 

Lecture

         

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