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.

Semester 1
PHIL1011Reality, Ethics and Beauty
PHIL1012Introductory Logic
PHIL2610Exploring Nonclassical Logic
PHIL2617Practical Ethics
PHIL2618Aesthetics and Art
PHIL2622Reality, Time & Possibility: Metaphysics
PHIL2623Moral Psychology
PHIL2632Modernity in Crisis
PHIL2634Democratic Theory
PHIL2645Philosophy of Law
PHIL2649The Classical Mind
PHIL2651Bodies and Passions
PHIL3638Hegel
 
Exchange Units
PHIL1801Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2804Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2805Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2806Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2810Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2811Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2812Philosophy Exchange
 
Honours Units
PHIL4011Philosophy Honours A
PHIL4012Philosophy Honours B
PHIL4013Philosophy Honours C
PHIL4014Philosophy Honours D
Semester 2
PHIL1013Society, Knowledge and Self
PHIL2600Twentieth Century Philosophy
PHIL2615Intermediate Logic
PHIL2627Philosophy and Psychiatry
PHIL2629Descartes and Continental Philosophy
PHIL2635Contemporary Political Philosophy
PHIL2642Critical Thinking
PHIL2643Philosophy of Mind
PHIL2644Critical Theory: From Marx to Foucault
PHIL2647The Philosophy of Happiness
PHIL3615Pragmatism
 
Exchange Units
PHIL1801Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2804Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2805Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2806Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2810Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2811Philosophy Exchange
PHIL2812Philosophy Exchange
 
Honours Units
PHIL4011Philosophy Honours A
PHIL4012Philosophy Honours B
PHIL4013Philosophy Honours C
PHIL4014Philosophy Honours D
Summer
PHIL1012Introductory Logic
PHIL1016Mind and Morality HSC
PHIL2617Practical Ethics
PHIL2626Philosophy and Psychoanalysis
PHIL2647The Philosophy of Happiness
 
Winter
PHIL1016Mind and Morality HSC
PHIL2642Critical Thinking
PHIL2647The Philosophy of Happiness
 

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