PHI1001 - Introduction To Philosophy


Field: PHILOSOPHY
Co-ordinator: John Gingell
Credit Value: 20
Level: 1
Timetable Slot: C
Pre-requisites: None
Co-requisites:
Assessment: Exam: 40% Coursework: 60%
Joint and Combined Honours Compulsory/Designated for: Designated for Philosophy mj, jt, mn
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Designated for:
Description:
This module serves both as an introduction to some of the main issues in Philosophy, and as an introduction to ways of argument and rigour in argument. It explores the nature of Philosophy, and philosophical approaches to metaphysics, art, knowledge and politics.


PHI1002 - Moral Theory And Practical Ethics


Field: PHILOSOPHY
Co-ordinator: John Gingell
Credit Value: 20
Level: 1
Timetable Slot: C
Pre-requisites: None
Co-requisites:
Assessment: Exam: 40% Coursework: 60%
Joint and Combined Honours Compulsory/Designated for: Designated for Philosophy mj, jt, mn; Criminology mj, jt, mn
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Designated for: BA Criminology;
Description:
This module introduces students to some of the main theoretical positions within moral theory and goes on to apply these positions to a range of specific ethical problems, including punishment, abortion, euthanasia, sexual morality and our treatment of animals.


PHI1003 - Metaphysics And Religion*


Field: PHILOSOPHY
Co-ordinator: John Gingell
Credit Value: 20
Level: 1
Timetable Slot: A
Pre-requisites: None
Co-requisites:
Assessment: Exam: 40% Coursework: 60%
Joint and Combined Honours Compulsory/Designated for: Designated for: Philosohy mj, jt, mn
Compulsory for:
Designated for:
Description:
The inclusion of Metaphysics and Religion in stage one gives a complete programme of philosophy modules for stage one major, joint and minor students. It provides a good introduction to philosophical reasoning and one that will be familiar to many students through their study of Religious Studies or Philosophy or Religion at 'A Level'. It will enable students to widen and deepen their preparation for the next two stages of their course.