Courses & Units

Philosophy Capstone HPH350

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

Through a close examination of core philosophical texts from the late nineteenth century on, and making use of their skills in textual and argument analysis, students will examine the foundational methodological presuppositions of contemporary Western philosophical traditions.  This unit completes the philosophy major, and prepares students for honours level work in the discipline.

Summary

Unit name Philosophy Capstone
Unit code HPH350
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts and Law
School of Humanities
Discipline Philosophy and Gender Studies
Coordinator

Dr Ingo Farin, Dr James Chase

Teaching staff

Dr Ingo Farin, Dr James Chase

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,561.00 091701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at intermediate level in any HPH coded units

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On campus: 3 contact hours weekly.

Off campus: the equivalent of 3 contact hours weekly facilitated through MyLO.

Assessment

Seminar/discussion board contribution (20%), 5000 word essay (80%)

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Textbooks

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