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Research Topics: 20th Century Philosophy - PHIL4102

Year - 2020

This unit will study key texts from the 20th century along with recent scholarship that has emerged from, or that engages with, these texts. Schools of thought treated may include logical positivism, existentialism, analytic philosophy, and pragmatism. Students will gain an understanding of how past ways of doing philosophy can influence the shape of present debates.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x6000wd essay (100%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Philosophy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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