• 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
    • Bronwyn Finnigan
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
David Lewis
3280 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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