Units of study

PHIL4011 - Philosophy Honours A

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Luke Nigel Russell
Phone: +61 2 9351 3821
Email: luke.russell@sydney.edu.au

Description

The Honours program in Philosophy consists of:
1. a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff
2. four seminars that meet weekly for two hours for one semester.


The thesis should be of 12,000-15,000 words in length. Each seminar requires 4,000-5,000 words of written work or its equivalent.


The thesis is worth 40% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars is worth 15%.


Students may choose their four seminars from a range of seminars offered by permanent academic staff and visiting researchers. For details see the Philosophy Department Honours website: 
http://sydney.edu.au/arts/philosophy/undergrad/honours.shtml

Assessments

a thesis of 12,000-15,000 words, 4,000-5,000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar and a 20 minute mini-conference presentation

Classes

2x2-hr seminars/week

Prerequisites

48 credit points of Philosophy at Senior level, with a credit average or better, and including 6 credit points from each of the three programs (History of Philosophy; Epistemology, Metaphysics & Logic; Aesthetics, Ethics and Political Philosophy). Intending Honours students are strongly encouraged to discuss their unit choices with the Honours Coordinator at the beginning of their third year. The department places importance on the breadth of the philosophical education of its Honours graduates, and encourages intending Honours students to avoid over-specialisation at Senior level

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