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PHIL11-101: Introduction to Philosophy

Description

This subject serves as an introduction to philosophy. It will consider a range of philosophical issues such as the mind-body problem, the existence of God, the nature of truth and reality, free-will and determinism. Students will also be introduced to the works of some of the major philosophers.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodePHIL11-101
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • International Relations and Humanities
Subject fees
  • Current: $5,010
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,260

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate a familiarity with some of the major thinkers of the West and their ideas.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of philosophy in coming to a fuller understanding of the world and one's place in it.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of and familiarity with the abstract concepts with which philosophy is concerned.
4. Demonstrate a familiarity with the use of standard methods of conceptual and argument analysis.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021