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Philosophy and Literature

Enrolment code: HPA201/301

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Examines classical and contemporary views concerning the relation between philosophy and literature. A study is made of the writings of a number of philosophers, paying particular attention to issues concerning the nature of moral knowledge, its forms and the manner in which literature supplements and extends moral inquiry. The scope of moral principles and reasoning is examined in relation to questions concerned with the nature of the self and the place of subjective knowledge.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 5 hrs fortnightly Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 Philosophy or English Literature  
Assessment mode 2,000-word essay (40%), 3-hr exam (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Philosophy  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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