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
Semester 1, 2016 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Mark Colyvan
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)
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.
PHIL3647 - The Philosophy of Happiness Advanced
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Anthony Adrian Hooper
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
Lecture for PHIL3647
|Class||The Philosophy of Happiness Advanced|
|Session||Semester 1 2014|
|Location||Carslaw Lecture Theatre 275 F07|
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