• Offered by School of Philosophy
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Philosophy
  • Areas of interest Philosophy
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Daniel Nolan
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
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This course offers an advanced approach to analytic philosophy, suitable for students who have a strong background in analytic philosophy, and who may be interested in continuing into 4th year Honours. What is taught will change from year to year.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate familiarity with some of the most important ideas in contemporary analytic philosophy
  2. Argue for a philosophical position related to the material covered in the course.
  3. Display skill in writing research papers in philosophy.

Other Information

For Philosophy Honours either Advanced Continental Philosophy or Advanced Analytic Philosophy is required.

Indicative Assessment

Two x 2,500 word essays (45% each) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]

Class participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes1 and 2]

Each student will be required to give a brief presentation as part of class participation.

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Workload

Two hours of seminar each week, one tutorial a week in weeks 2-13, plus seven hours a week private study and assessment preparation.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 12 Units of 2000 or 3000 level Philosophy (PHIL) Courses

Prescribed Texts

Readings will be made available through Wattle each week.


Preliminary Reading

Brian Weatherson’s article “David Lewis” in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.


Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2004 $2916
2005 $3132
2006 $3132
2007 $3132
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
David Lewis
5042 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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