Philosophy

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Philosophy

Major

A major in Philosophy requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Philosophy requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level units

1000 level units of study

PHIL1011
Reality, Ethics and Beauty
6    N PHIL1003 or PHIL1004 or PHIL1006 or PHIL1008
Semester 1
PHIL1012
Introductory Logic
6      Intensive July
Semester 2
PHIL1013
Society, Knowledge and Self
6    N PHIL1010
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

PHIL2605
Early Modern Theories of Perception
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL3005 or PHIL2005
Semester 2
PHIL2606
Knowledge, Reason and Action
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
Semester 1
PHIL2607
Eighteenth Century French Philosophy
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
Semester 1
PHIL2610
Exploring Nonclassical Logic
6    P PHIL1012
N PHIL3214
Semester 2
PHIL2611
Problems of Empiricism

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL2211 or PHIL3211
Semester 2
PHIL2612
History of Ethics
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL3512 or PHIL2512
Semester 1
PHIL2613
Plato and Aristotle
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Philosophy) or (ANHS1600)
N PHIL3013 or PHIL2013
Semester 2
PHIL2614
The Presocratics

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P (12 Junior credit points in Philosophy) or (ANHS1600)
N PHIL2014, PHIL3014
Semester 2
PHIL2615
Logic and Proof

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P PHIL1012
N PHIL2215 or PHIL3215
Semester 2
PHIL2617
Practical Ethics
6    P 12 Junior credit points
N PHIL2517 or PHIL3617
Semester 2
PHIL2618
Aesthetics and Art

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P (12 junior credit points in Philosophy) or (12 junior credit points in Art History)
N PHIL2518 or PHIL3681
Semester 2
PHIL2619
Philosophy of Mathematics
6    P 12 junior credit points in Philosophy or 12 junior credit points in Mathematics
N PHIL3219 or PHIL2219
Semester 1
PHIL2620
Probability and Decision Theory
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL2220
Semester 2
PHIL2621
Truth, Meaning and Language
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
Semester 1
PHIL2622
Reality, Time and Possibility: Metaphysics
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL3662
Semester 1
PHIL2623
Moral Psychology
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL2513 or PHIL3513
Semester 1
PHIL2627
Philosophy and Psychiatry

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P (12 Junior credit points of Philosophy) or (12 Junior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies)
N PHIL2227
Semester 2
PHIL2629
Descartes and Continental Philosophy
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL3004 or PHIL2004
Semester 2
PHIL2634
Democratic Theory
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Philosophy) or (6 Junior credit points in Philosophy and ANHS1600)
N PHIL2514 or PHIL3514
Semester 1
PHIL2635
Political Philosophy
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Philosophy) or (12 Junior credit points in Government)
N PHIL2535 or PHIL3535
Semester 2
PHIL2640
Environmental Philosophy
6    P 12 junior credit points in Philosophy or 12 junior credit points in History and Philosophy of Science or 12 junior credit points in Biology
N PHIL2240
Semester 2
PHIL2642
Critical Thinking
6    P 12 Junior credit points
Semester 2
PHIL2643
Philosophy of Mind
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Philosophy) or (ANHS1600)
N PHIL3213 or PHIL2205 or PHIL2213 or PHIL3643
Semester 2
PHIL2645
Philosophy of Law

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL2510 or PHIL2604 or PHIL3510
Semester 2
PHIL2646
Philosophy and Literature
6    P 12 junior credit points in Philosophy
Semester 2
PHIL2647
Philosophy of Happiness
6    P 12 Junior credit points
N PHIL3647
Semester 2
PHIL2648
19th C. Philosophy: Kant to Nietzsche

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL2641 or PHIL3011
Semester 1
PHIL2650
Logic and Computation
6    P PHIL1012 or PHIL2628 or permission of instructor
Semester 1
PHIL2655
Ethics
6    P 12 Junior credit points in philosophy
N PHIL3655
Semester 1
PHIL2658
Philosophy in Film

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P (12 Junior credit points of Philosophy) or (18 Junior credit points, including ENGL1011)
Semester 2
PHIL2660
Frege, Russell, Wittgenstein

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 junior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL3012, PHIL3612
Semester 1
PHIL2661
Philosophy of Sex

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P (12 Junior credit points of Philosophy) or (12 Junior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies)
Semester 1
PHIL2663
Justice
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL3663
Semester 1
PHIL2667
From Illusion to Reality
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Philosophy) or (6 Junior credit points in Philosophy and 6 Junior credit points in Gender and Cultural Studies, Sociology or Psychology)
N PHIL2605
Semester 1
PHIL2670
Philosophy of Science
6    P (12 junior credit points in Philosophy) or (12 junior credit points in History and Philosophy of Science (HPSC))
Semester 2
PHIL2671
Locke and Natural Philosophy
6    P PHIL1010 or PHIL1011 or PHIL1013 or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Philosophy
Semester 2
PHIL2672
Time and Space
6    P PHIL1011 and (either PHIL1012 or PHIL1013) or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Philosophy
Semester 2
PHIL2675
Existentialism
6    P 12 Junior credit points in PHIL
Semester 1
PHIL2676
Democracy and Voting
6    P 12 junior credit points in PHIL
Semester 2
PHIL2677
How Biology Matters to Philosophy

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 junior credit points, including at least one of either PHIL1011 or PHIL1012 or PHIL1013.
Semester 1
GOVT2112
Modern Political Thought
6    P 12 Junior credit points each in any of Philosophy or in Government and International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or International Relations
Semester 1

3000 level units of study

PHIL3613
Philosophy of Human Rights
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Philosophy
Semester 2
PHIL3615
Contemporary Pragmatism

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL3015
Semester 2
PHIL3617
Practical Ethics Advanced
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Philosophy, including at least one of (PHIL2623 or PHIL2655 or PHIL2663) or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Philosophy
N PHIL2617
Semester 2
PHIL3639
Hellenistic Philosophy
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL3023, PHIL3039
Semester 2
PHIL3643
Philosophy of Mind Advanced
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL3213 or PHIL2205 or PHIL2213 or PHIL2643
Semester 2
PHIL3647
Philosophy of Happiness Advanced
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL2647
Semester 2
PHIL3651
Emotions and Embodied Cognition
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL2651
Semester 1
PHIL3655
Ethics (Advanced)
6    P PHIL2617 or PHIL2663 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Philosophy
N PHIL2655
Semester 1
PHIL3662
Reality Time and Possibility M'physics Adv
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL2622
Semester 1
PHIL3663
Justice (Advanced)
6    P PHIL2617 or PHIL2655 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Philosophy
N PHIL2663
Semester 1
PHIL3673
Fundamentality

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P PHIL2622 or PHIL2672
Semester 1
PHIL3677
Philosophy of Medicine
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Philosophy
Semester 2
PHIL3681
Aesthetics and Art Advanced

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 senior credit points in Philosophy
N PHIL2518 or PHIL2618
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project units of study

FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 18 credit points at 2000 level

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Philosophy requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 24 credit points of 4000-level seminar units
(ii) 24 credit points of 4000-level thesis units

Seminar

PHIL4103
Research Topics: Early Modern Philosophy
6      Semester 1
PHIL4105
Research Topics in Aesthetics and Art
6      Semester 1
PHIL4106
Research Topics in Moral Psychology
6      Semester 2
PHIL4107
Social and Political Philosophy
6      Semester 1
PHIL4108
Research Topics in Ethics
6      Semester 2
PHIL4109
Research Topics - Mind and Metaphysics
6      Semester 1
PHIL4112
Epistemology and Language
6      Semester 1
PHIL4113
Latest Trends: Philosophical Research 1
6      Semester 2
PHIL4114
Latest Trends: Philosophical Research 2
6      Semester 2

Thesis

PHIL4201
Philosophy Honours Thesis 1
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
PHIL4202
Philosophy Honours Thesis 2
12      Semester 1
Semester 2

Advanced coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Philosophy are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2019.