Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2 hour seminar each week of semester |
Total Time Commitment: 10 hours each week
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the MA in Philosophy (102Nc) or (102CP) or to Philosophy Honours or Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy or Professional Ethics.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Knowledge gained in successfully completing a 3 year undergraduate degree or equivalent.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Previously available as 161-513 Philosophical Texts. Students who have completed Philosophical Texts are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website : http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Christopher Cordner
The course asks the questions "What is the fundamental nature of reality?", "What is the nature of value?", and "What is the relationship between these two things?" It will proceed by looking at various philosophical texts that address these issues.
|Objectives:||Students who successfully complete this subject will: |
|Assessment:||One 5000 word essay 100% (due at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
This will vary from semester to semester depending on student and teacher interests.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who successfully complete this subject will: |
|Links to further information:||http://www.philosophy.unimelb.edu.au/|
Master of Arts (Professional and Applied Ethics) |
Master of Arts in Philosophy (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis)
Master of Arts in Philosophy(Adv Seminars and Shorter Thesis)(CAPPE)
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