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Place and Environment

Enrolment code: HPA204/304

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Problems of place and space have become increasingly important in many areas of contemporary thought. Very little attention has been given, however, to the philosophical analysis of these concepts or to any detailed examination of their role and significance. The unit examines the nature and significance of the concept of place and the role of topographic notions in relation to concepts of spatiality and environment. The approach is essentially philosophical, but will not presuppose any prior philosophical expertise. A variety of sources will be drawn upon ranging from literature (including writers such as Proust and Wordsworth) through to philosophy (including thinkers from both Anglo-American and European traditions) and psychology.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 5 hrs fortnightly Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 from any faculty  
Mutual exclusions HAC212/312, FST297/397  
Assessment mode 2,000-word assignments (40%), 3-hr exam (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Philosophy  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
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