Arts

HPA233

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HAF202 Sexualities: Histories, Representation, Politics
HAF203 Gender, Sexuality and the Past
(Not Offered 2007)
HAF205 Buffy to Big Brother
HAF215 Contemporary Feminist Thought: Themes, Issues and Conflicts
HAF218 Special Topic in Gender Studies
HPA200 Contemporary Bioethics
HPA201 Philosophy and Literature
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA204 Place and Environment
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA206 Postmodernism
HPA207 Philosophy of Mind
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA208 Metaphysical Puzzles
HPA209 The Meaning of Life
HPA210 Theories of Ethics
HPA212 Professional Ethics
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA213 Philosophy of Science
HPA215 Art, Media and Culture
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA216 Theory of Knowledge
HPA218 Philosophy of Biology
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA219 Buddhist Philosophy
HPA221 Ideas and Faiths
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA222 Aboriginal Philosophy
HPA223 Ethics and the Postmodern Age
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA225 Existentialism and Beyond
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA227 Philosophies of Modernity
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA228 Philosophy of History and Society
HPA233 Self and Subjectivity
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA234 Zen and Tao: East Asian Philosophy
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA242 Law, Society and Morality
HPA256 Philosophy and Cosmology
HPA266 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
HPA268 Modern Philosophy
HPA270 Sex, Gender and Philosophy
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA271 Philosophy and the Body
HPA274 Science and Religion
HPA276 Indo-Tibetan History, Philosophy and Culture
HPA277 Environmental Ethics
HPA286 The Methods of Philosophy
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA288 Philosophy of Language
HPA289 Political Philosophy
HPA291 Introduction to Logic
HPA292 Logic and Philosophy
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA294 The Logic of Decision
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA296 Affect and the Unconcious
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA297 Buddhism, Ethics and Nonviolence
(Not Offered 2007)
HPE201 The Idea of Europe
(Not Offered 2007)
HPE202 Europe: New and Old
(Not Offered 2007)

2007 HPA233 Self and Subjectivity

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA333

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

This unit introduces students to a range of thought relating to the nature of the self and identity. Students explore ideas of `personhood`, personal identity,`selfhood` and embodiment, drawing on work from both European and Anglo-American philosophers. The unit examines questions such as `Is the self the brain, or the soul, or nothing at all?; `What makes me the same person now as the person I was last year?`; 'What is the relation between myself, my body and my mind?'; 'What is the relation between culture and identity?'. Students explore the relation between identity, imagination, and memory, as well as issues of agency and autonomy, gender, and narrative.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

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

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 hrs lectures weekly (12 wks), 1 tutorial fortnightly

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Resource supported teaching & learning - W,I,L,H,N
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
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REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% level 100 Arts

STAFF: Dr Kim Atkins

FEES
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KEY

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