Does life have any meaning? If so, what is it? Is life's meaning the same for all of us, or can it be different for each of us? Does religion provide the only foundation for meaning? What is the impact of modern science on the meaning of life? This unit will examine these questions and critically analyse some answers.
|Unit name||The Meaning of Life|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Philosophy and Gender Studies|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
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Weekly reading comprehension quizzes (35%); Essay planning exercise (5%); Essay (50%); Reflective journal (10%).
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