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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|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.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||*|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||*|
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CoordinatorDr Laura Schroeter
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject examines contemporary developments in philosophy of mind and language in the analytic tradition. Topics addressed may include: (1) mental representation, (2) the nature of linguistic communication, (3) sense vs. reference, (4) the nature of consciousness, (5) self-knowledge of one's own mental states. On completion of the subject, the student should have a good understanding of central issues in the philosophy of mind and language and be able to critically assess current research.
|Assessment:||A 5000-word essay 100% (due at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:A subject reader will be available.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Previously available as 161-436 Issues in Analytical Metaphysics. Students who have completed 161-436 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
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