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PHIL6104: Research Topics in German Philosophy

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.

Code PHIL6104
Academic unit Philosophy
Credit points 6

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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