units

APR5016

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSchool of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
OfferedNot offered in 2015
Coordinator(s)Professor Graham Oppy

Synopsis

Students will attend staff seminars, including pre-seminar presentations by the speakers (or, in some cases, an alternate presenter). Students will be given writing tasks related to seminar presentations. Attendance at a sufficient number of seminars will be a hurdle requirement.

Outcomes

On completion of the unit students should be able to:

  1. Understand orally presented cutting edge philosophical papers across a wide range of philosophical topics;
  2. Contribute to organised oral philosophical discussion of presented cutting edge philosophical papers across a wide range of philosophical topics;
  3. Provide written exegesis and analysis of presented cutting edge philosophical papers across a wide range of philosophical topics;
  4. Devise questions for presenters of cutting edge philosophical papers across a wide range of philosophical topics.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

3 contact hours per week, plus 9-hours of reading and writing

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Completion of APR5015

Prohibitions