2007 HPA201 Philosophy and Literature

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA301

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

Examines classical and contemporary views concerning the relation between philosophy and literature. A study is made of the writings of a number of philosophers, paying particular attention to issues concerning the nature of moral knowledge, its forms and the manner in which literature supplements and extends moral inquiry. The scope of moral principles and reasoning is examined in relation to questions concerned with the nature of the self and the place of subjective knowledge.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 2,000-word essay (40%), 3-hr exam (60%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 5 hrs fortnightly

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% level 100 Philosophy or English Literature

STAFF: tba

FEES
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