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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Self and Subjectivity

Enrolment code: HPA233/333

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Introduces students to the work of a number of contemporary thinkers such as Michel Foucault, Paul Ricoeur and others as it relates to issues concerning the nature of subjectivity and the self. The unit examines issues surrounding the so-called ‘death of the subject’ from a philosophical perspective drawing on the work of both European and Anglo-American philosophers, as well as questions concerning the relation between subjectivity and freedom, subjectivity and ethics, subjectivity and narrative.

Staff Dr J Norris 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 2 hrs lectures weekly (12 wks), 9 tutorials per sem Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 Arts  
Assessment mode 2,000-word essay (40%), take-home exam (50%), tutorial participation (10%) 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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