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Eighteenth Century French Philosophy - PHIL2607

This unit examines the thought of the central French philosophers of the eighteenth century from Voltaire to Rousseau, including the work of Diderot, d'Alembert and the encyclopedists. It will trace the impact of, as well as reactions to, the new science and Locke's theory of ideas, and it will examine changing attitudes to religion and society.

Classes
1xhr lecture/wk, 1x1hr tutorial/wk

Assessment
1x500wd tutorial exercise (10%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x2hr final exam (50%)

Textbooks
Readings will be available from the University Copy Centre

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in Philosophy

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Philosophy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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