Philosophy and Literature (PHIL2646)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit addresses the 'ancient quarrel' between philosophy and literature. We will examine arguments about the importance of imagination and sympathy to moral judgement by putting various philosophical and literary texts in dialogue with each other.
Further unit of study information
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x500wd tutorial paper (10%) and 1x2hr exam (50%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
12 junior credit points in Philosophy
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.