Topics in Continental Philosophy

Subject 161-435 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A 2-hour lecture/seminar per week
Total Time Commitment: *
Prerequisites: Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in philosophy.
Corequisites: *
Recommended Background Knowledge: *
Non Allowed Subjects: *
Core Participation Requirements: *


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Subject Overview:

This subject examines a topic or topics, or a single text, in continental philosophy, chosen from between the beginning of the 19th century and the present.

Assessment: An essay of 5000 words 100% (due at the end of semester)
Prescribed Texts: Prescribed Texts:A subject reader will be available.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • improve the ability to articulate and defend views on the issues discussed;

  • develop skills in writing and researching philosophy;

  • improve their ability to critically analyse texts.


Formerly available as 161-042. Students who have completed 161-042 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

Related Course(s): Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Philosophy)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Philosophy)

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