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PHIL4114: Latest Trends: Philosophical Research 2

This unit, taught by leading international visiting philosophers, will train students in latest philosophical methods, focusing on a cutting-edge debate in a particular field of philosophical research. Topics will vary from year to year, including history of philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics and logic, philosophy of language, ethics, aesthetics, and political philosophy. Students should contact the Philosophy Honours Coordinator for further details.

Code PHIL4114
Academic unit Philosophy
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate advanced understanding of latest philosophical methods
  • LO2. demonstrate in-depth understanding of the key texts, concepts, issues and positions in the relevant field of philosophical research
  • LO3. demonstrate advanced disciplinary competence in fundamental philosophical skills of conceptual analysis, critical thinking, logical reasoning and argument
  • LO4. communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely, in appropriate academic style.

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