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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: Metaphysics, 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 present their own research findings.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorToula Diamanto Nicolacopoulos

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesFrom the list provided choose one research topic that you consider to be important, outline what you consider to be the problem and consider possible approaches to its investigation.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

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


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Locate, analyse, synthesise and critically evaluate ideas or arguments central to a philosophical problem in the field of knowledge/inquiry.
02. Present a philosophical problem, identify the field of knowledge/inquiry to which it belongs, develop and justify the steps you will follow in arguing the case for your own solution to the problem.
03. Write a sustained defence of a philosophical claim based on your critical assessment of an issue at the frontiers of philosophical research and debate in the field of knowledge/inquiry under examination.

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