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.
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x500wd tutorial paper (10%) and 1x2hr exam (50%)
12 junior credit points in Philosophy