• 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
    • Prof Daniel Stoljar
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
    Second Semester 2020
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This course provides students with the opportunity, through various combinations of lectures, seminars, readings and written research and analysis, to complete intensive study in a topic relating to philosophy.

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. Understand one or more works and/or issues relevant to Continental Philosophy; Analytical Philosophy; or Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy,
  2. Appreciate and engage with the key arguments;
  3. Demonstrate familiarity with some of the arguments that critics of the works and/or issues have made;
  4. Formulate sophisticated responses to those issues and arguments, and
  5. Communicate those issues, arguments, and responses persuasively in writing

Indicative Assessment

500 word outline of their paper (10%)

4,000 word paper (90%) [LO 1-5]


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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of seminars, and 12 hours of tutorials; and, b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (HARTS or HART2), Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics Honours (HPPE) or Bachelor of Asian Studies Honours (HASIA), or completion of at least 144 units towards the Bachelor of Philosophy (Arts) (APHAR or APNAR).

Assumed Knowledge

Completion of a cognate major.


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
2020 $3120
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4800
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2902 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7874 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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