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PHIL3647 - The Philosophy of Happiness Advanced
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Dr Caroline West
This is the advanced version of PHIL2647, with common lectures but separate tutorials and assessments. Students will apply advanced philosophical methods to the understanding of happiness. Students will analyse influential theories of what happiness is, why we should want it and how we get it. They will evaluate the implications of psychological research into happiness's causes. Students will learn to apply their understanding of happiness to the question of how to live well, as individuals and as a society.
1x2500wd essay (50%) and 1x2000wd take-home exam (50%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 senior credit points in Philosophy
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for PHIL3647
|Class||The Philosophy of Happiness Advanced|
|Session||Semester 1 2014|
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