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The Meaning of Life

Enrolment code: HPA209/309

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Has life a meaning? What is that meaning? What is the relevance of the fact that each of us will die? This unit is an examination of the meaning of these questions and of attempts – both religious and philosophical – to answer them.

Staff Dr J Colman 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  
Assessment mode 3,000-word essay (60%), 2-hr exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Reader produced by School of Philosphy
The Bhagavad Gita, ISBN 0140441212
The Myth of Sisyphus, ISBN 0140180168
Library Catalogue
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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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