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PHIL6104: Research Topics in German Philosophy

2023 unit information

This unit will examine key questions, texts, thinkers and movements in the history of German philosophy. Topics to be considered may include Kant and post-Kantian philosophy; Enlightenment and Romanticism; theories of life and the philosophy of nature in 18th-20th century German thought; rationalism and empiricism in German philosophy; and the influence of German philosophers and philosophy on other traditions. Students will engage with the latest research on these topics.

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Code PHIL6104
Academic unit Philosophy
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. Display advanced disciplinary confidence and expertise in philosophical reasoning, analysis and argument.
  • LO2. Communicate complex philosophical ideas clearly and succinctly.
  • LO3. Deepen understanding of historical movements and their continuing philosophical significance.

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Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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