- Code PHIL3071
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Philosophy
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Philosophy
- Areas of interest Philosophy
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course offers an advanced approach to continental philosophy, suitable for students who have a background in this area, and who may be interested in continuing into 4th year Honours. What is taught will change from year to year.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Show intellectual discrimination - the ability to pick out key points and to construct an argument/interpretation.
- Show a philosophical understanding of the text selected for study in the course, including: appreciation of and ability to engage with the key arguments; awareness of the philosophers and issues this work is responding to; and familiarity with some of the arguments that critics of the work have made.
- Discuss ideas verbally and to engage in interactive dialogue about them.
Short Critical Analysis 1200 words (25%) [Assesses Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
Final essay 3000 words (55%) [Assesses Learning Outcomes 1,2]
Class Presentation 500 words (10%) [Assesses Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
Tutorial performance (10%) [Assesses Learning Outcome 3]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures, and 12 hours of tutorials; and, b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsReadings will be available from course wattle site.
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