PHI2001 - Aesthetics


Field: PHILOSOPHY
Co-ordinator: John Gingell
Credit Value: 20
Level: 2
Timetable Slot: A2
Pre-requisites: None
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Assessment: Exam: 40% Coursework: 60%
Joint and Combined Honours Compulsory/Designated for: Designated for Philosophy mj, jt, mn
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Description:
This module examines some of the key debates within Aesthetics over the last two hundred years. There will be an examination of the place of artist and critic in aesthetic understanding; an examination of the notion of expression within the arts; an examination of objectivity and subjectivity within the realm of aesthetics and an examination of the ontology of aesthetic objects.


PHI2002 - A History Of Modern Philosophy: Descartes To Wittgenstein


Field: PHILOSOPHY
Co-ordinator: John Gingell
Credit Value: 20
Level: 2
Timetable Slot: C
Pre-requisites: None
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Assessment: Exam: 60% Coursework: 40%
Joint and Combined Honours Compulsory/Designated for: Compulsory for Philosophy mj, jt, mn
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Description:
This module considers some of the main issues in philosophy as discussed by major philosophers from the 17th century to the present day.


PHI2004 - Philosophy Of Mind


Field: PHILOSOPHY
Co-ordinator: John Gingell
Credit Value: 20
Level: 2
Timetable Slot: B
Pre-requisites: None
Co-requisites: PHI2002
Assessment: Examination: 40% Coursework: 60%
Joint and Combined Honours Compulsory/Designated for: Compulsory for Philosophy mj, jt, mn
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Description:
Philosophy of Mind has always had a central place within the study of Philosophy and it has seen this place confirmed with the last century by the growth of Psychology. Within this part of the course we will examine some of the traditional problems for Philosophy of Mind eg. The Problem of Other Minds and The Problem of Personal Identity, as well as looking at the different ways that Philosophy and Psychology approach the problems of mind.