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1976

PHIL 306

: Language, Truth and Meaning
2023 Semester One (1233)
Examines the relationship between language, thought, and reality. Topics include the nature of existence and nonexistence; the linguistic turn in analytic philosophy; theories of reference, meaning, and truth; the relation between meaning, necessity, and the a priori; scepticism about meaning and reference. (PHIL 101 offers useful background, but the course is intended to be accessible to students without a formal background in logic.)
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy
1977

PHIL 306

: Language, Truth and Meaning
2021 Semester One (1213)
Examines the relationship between language, thought, and reality. Topics include the nature of existence and nonexistence; the linguistic turn in analytic philosophy; theories of reference, meaning, and truth; the relation between meaning, necessity, and the a priori; scepticism about meaning and reference. (PHIL 101 offers useful background, but the course is intended to be accessible to students without a formal background in logic.)
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy
1978

PHIL 310

: Political Philosophy 3
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Advanced topics in Political Philosophy.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights, Philosophy or Politics and International Relations
1979

PHIL 310

: Political Philosophy 3
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Advanced topics in Political Philosophy.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights, Philosophy or Political Studies or Politics and International Relations
1980

PHIL 315

: Topics in Applied Logic
2024 Semester Two (1245)
A selection of topics in applied logic such as: modal logic (the logic of necessity and possibility), temporal logic (the logic of time), dynamic logic (the logic of change), and epistemic logic (the logic of knowledge and belief, including the logic of belief revision).
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHIL 222, 216 or 266
1981

PHIL 315

: Topics in Applied Logic
2022 Semester Two (1225)
A selection of topics in applied logic such as: modal logic (the logic of necessity and possibility), temporal logic (the logic of time), dynamic logic (the logic of change), and epistemic logic (the logic of knowledge and belief, including the logic of belief revision).
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHIL 222, 216 or 266
1982

PHIL 315

: Topics in Applied Logic
2021 Semester Two (1215)
A selection of topics in applied logic such as: modal logic (the logic of necessity and possibility), temporal logic (the logic of time), dynamic logic (the logic of change), and epistemic logic (the logic of knowledge and belief, including the logic of belief revision).
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHIL 222, 216 or 266
1983

PHIL 315

: Topics in Applied Logic
2020 Semester Two (1205)
A selection of topics in applied logic such as: modal logic (the logic of necessity and possibility), temporal logic (the logic of time), dynamic logic (the logic of change), and epistemic logic (the logic of knowledge and belief, including the logic of belief revision).
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHIL 222, 216 or 266
1984

PHIL 320

: Philosophy of Mind
2021 Semester One (1213)
There are many philosophical problems concerning mental lives (in particular, human mental lives), how they are constituted, and what makes them possible – problems which have generated a vast literature and diverse important philosophical theories. Theories introduced and critically examined will include dualisms, but will mainly comprise forms of physicalism such as philosophical behaviourism, the identity theory and especially functionalist theories.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy or PHIL 260 and SCIGEN 201
Restriction: PHIL 200
1985

PHIL 323

: Philosophy of Logic
2022 Semester One (1223)
An introduction to philosophical logic, covering topics such as: paradoxes, non-classical logic, language and logic, conditionals. Emphasis is put on a back and forth dialogue between the methodologies of logic and philosophy.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: PHIL 222 or 30 points at Stage II in Philosohpy
1986

PHIL 323

: Philosophy of Logic
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An introduction to philosophical logic, covering topics such as: paradoxes, non-classical logic, language and logic, conditionals. Emphasis is put on a back and forth dialogue between the methodologies of logic and philosophy.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: PHIL 222 or 30 points at Stage II in Philosohpy
1987

PHIL 327

: Philosophy and Religion
2024 Semester One (1243)
Examines the relationship between philosophy and religion from the perspective of different philosophical and religious traditions. Topics include: the nature of ultimate reality, arguments for and against the existence of God or gods, competing philosophical and religious accounts of life after death, religious pluralism and diversity.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy
Restriction: PHIL 207
1988

PHIL 327

: Philosophy of Religion
2021 Semester Two (1215)
A study of the relationship between reason and faith; is belief in the Judaeo-Christian God reasonable? Topics include: the problem of evil, the meaningfulness of religious language, alternative concepts of God, Hume on miracles and Kierkegaard and William James on faith and reason.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy
Restriction: PHIL 207
1989

PHIL 327

: Philosophy of Religion
2020 Semester Two (1205)
A study of the relationship between reason and faith; is belief in the Judaeo-Christian God reasonable? Topics include: the problem of evil, the meaningfulness of religious language, alternative concepts of God, Hume on miracles and Kierkegaard and William James on faith and reason.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy
Restriction: PHIL 207
1990

PHIL 331

: Indigenous Philosophy
2024 Semester Two (1245)
An exploration of concepts and ideas from a range of Indigenous philosophies, critically examining these with a view to understanding their theoretical underpinnings, conceptual migrations, and contemporary significance in both local and global contexts.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy
Restriction: PHIL 231
1991

PHIL 332

: Philosophy of the Arts
2021 Summer School (1210)
Considers a range of issues debated by contemporary philosophers concerning the origins, function, definition, ontology, presentation, interpretation, appreciation, expressiveness, representational character, and value of art. Related and applied topics, such as the status of colourised movies, the status of artistic fakes, and the paradox of our enjoying tragedies are also discussed.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy or Transnational Cultures and Creative Practice
Restriction: PHIL 212
1992

PHIL 332

: Philosophy of the Arts
2020 Semester One (1203)
Considers a range of issues debated by contemporary philosophers concerning the origins, function, definition, ontology, presentation, interpretation, appreciation, expressiveness, representational character, and value of art. Related and applied topics, such as the status of colourised movies, the status of artistic fakes, and the paradox of our enjoying tragedies are also discussed.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy or Transnational Cultures and Creative Practice
Restriction: PHIL 212
1993

PHIL 337

: Philosophy of Law
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Themes in contemporary Western philosophy of law, relating to debates between liberal and non-liberal conceptions of law, including questions about the nature of legal rules, legal reasons and the relationship between law and morality. Major positions in legal theory will be covered, from legal positivism to critical legal studies.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy, or 15 points at Stage II in Philosophy and CRIM 201 or 202
Restriction: PHIL 217
1994

PHIL 338

: Problems in Epistemology
2024 Semester One (1243)
Epistemology is the study of knowledge, rationality, belief and related topics. This course will give an overview of epistemology but will focus on three main issues: foundationalism versus coherentism, internalism versus externalism and replies to scepticism.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy
Restriction: PHIL 218
1995

PHIL 338

: Problems in Epistemology
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Epistemology is the study of knowledge, rationality, belief and related topics. This course will give an overview of epistemology but will focus on three main issues: foundationalism versus coherentism, internalism versus externalism and replies to scepticism.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy
Restriction: PHIL 218
1996

PHIL 338

: Problems in Epistemology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Epistemology is the study of knowledge, rationality, belief and related topics. This course will give an overview of epistemology but will focus on three main issues: foundationalism versus coherentism, internalism versus externalism and replies to scepticism.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy
Restriction: PHIL 218
1997

PHIL 340

: Kant and Hegel
2024 Semester Two (1245)
An examination of the development of German idealism from Kant to Hegel, focusing on Kant's <i>Critique of Pure Reason</i> (1781-1787) and Hegel's <i>Phenomenology of Spirit</i> (1807).
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy, or EUROPEAN 100 and 15 points at Stage II in Philosophy
Restriction: PHIL 220
1998

PHIL 340

: Kant and Hegel
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An examination of the development of German idealism from Kant to Hegel, focusing on Kant's <i>Critique of Pure Reason</i> (1781-1787) and Hegel's <i>Phenomenology of Spirit</i> (1807).
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy, or EUROPEAN 100 and 15 points at Stage II in Philosophy
Restriction: PHIL 220
1999

PHIL 340

: Kant and Hegel
2020 Semester One (1203)
An examination of the development of German idealism from Kant to Hegel, focusing on Kant's <i>Critique of Pure Reason</i> (1781-1787) and Hegel's <i>Phenomenology of Spirit</i> (1807).
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy, or EUROPEAN 100 and 15 points at Stage II in Philosophy
Restriction: PHIL 220
2000

PHIL 345

: Power, Critique and Emancipation
2024 Semester One (1243)
What is power? When are relations of power are legitimate and illegitimate? How is power structured in the modern world? How can illegitimate structures of power can be resisted and reordered to promote justice and human flourishing? This course examines and analyses cultural, economic, political and epistemic structures of power, including gender, race, and class.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Philosophy or 60 points passed at Stage II
Restriction: PHIL 225