30 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module will have a two-hour seminar every week except writing week. The objectives of the module are (i) to read and discuss certain key short philosophical texts in ethics and aesthetics; and (ii) to have each student develop a writing project, on which he or she will be evalulated for the course. The selection of texts will reflect the expertise of the staff involved, and interests of the students enrolled. The meetings are discussion orientated and students will be expected to give informal presentations on occasion. Students are entitled to advisory tutorials with the staff members involved, depending on which text they want to focus on in their writing assignment.

Staff Contact: LENMAN JAMES W
Teaching Methods: The main method of teaching will be seminar discussion, which is ideally suited to the kind of textual analysis required by this module at this level. The discussion will be guided by the staff member involved, but will also be student-focused, through the use of individual presentations, smaller break-out groups, and so on.
Assessment: Course work

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