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Philosophical Psychology

Enrolment code: HPA203/303

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Introduces students to philosophical analysis of psychological concepts and problems relevant to human self-understanding. The curriculum includes examination of philosophical theories of the emotions, analysis of specific emotions, an understanding of self-deception and akrasia, and philosophical reflection on psychological theories, such as psychoanalysis and existentialism.

Staff Dr M La Caze For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 5 hrs fortnightly Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 Arts or Science  
Assessment mode tutorial participation and seminar (20%), 2,000-word essay (40%), 3-hr exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Course Reader Library Catalogue
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Recommended texts etc McLaughton B & Oksenberg Rorty A, Perspectives on Self-Deception, 1988
Oksenberg Rorty A, Explaining Emotions, 1980
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Philosophy  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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