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Foundations of Research in Philosophy - PHIL701

The unit will focus on an in-depth reading of foundational texts in the history of philosophy and will examine their impact on current debates in the field. Each year 3 key texts will be selected for study from ethics, metaphysics and epistemology, and European philosophy. Texts may include: Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, Hume's Enquiry, Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit, Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations, Millikan’s Language, Thought and other Biological Categories.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 Online - Session 1, Online

Staff Contact(s): Professor Richard Menary

Admission to MRes Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
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Department of Philosophy

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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