Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject gives students the opportunity to investigate an issue at the frontiers of research from one of the following areas: Metaphyscis, Epistemology, Ethics, Political Philosophy, European thought, Applied Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Analytic Philosophy, Analytic-Continental Divide, European Philosophers, Philosophical Methods. Students take part in seminar discussions on one of the topic areas and presentation present aspects of their research findings.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorToula Nicolacopoulos

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in AHA - Bachelor of Arts Honours, majoring in Philosophy. All other students require co-ordinator's approval.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorToula Nicolacopoulos

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementComments%
Essay 5600 words70
Oral Presentation (equivalent to 2400 words)30