2007 HPA222 Aboriginal Philosophy

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA322

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HPA222 L

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Summer L On Campus Offering in L 08-JAN-2007 15-JAN-2007 22-JAN-2007 05-FEB-2007

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Offered in Courses: [R3A]
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DESCRIPTION

This unit provides the opportunity for students to interpret anthropological accounts of Australian Aboriginal life and thought by applying philosophical approaches and concepts. It explores the nature and significance of Aboriginal cosmogony and examines the philosophical foundations as well as the metaphysical and ethical implications of the Dreaming complex. Particular emphasis is assigned to Aboriginal ontologies of time, place and person, and how they intersect with notions such as community and country according to Aboriginal understandings. Although relevant to all students of Philosophy and Aboriginal Studies, this unit is especially useful to those studying comparative religions.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 2,000 word (200 level); 2,500 word (300 level) essay (40%), 3 hr exam (60%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 17.5 hours weekly (2 weeks)

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% 100 level units from any Faculty

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Summer)

STAFF: Dr L Miller (coordinator)

FEES
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KEY

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