DESCRIPTION Since Ancient Greek times, a central concern of philosophy has been the nature of knowledge and the threat of skepticism. When do we have knowledge? What limits can our knowledge have? Do we really know what we think we know? This unit provides an introduction to these issuescovering both historical and contemporary philosophy.
ASSESSMENT: HPA216 - 3 x 750 word assignments (15% each for best two; only two must be submitted), 1,500 word essay (30%), 2-hour exam (40%)
HPA316 - 3 x 750 word assignments (15% each for best two; only two must be submitted), 2,000 word essay (30%), 2-hour exam (40%)
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - L,H Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Resource supported teaching & learning - L Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
Resource dependent teaching & learning - H Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
Video conferencing - H A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.