Undergraduate Module Descriptor
PHL2010A: Philosophy of Mind - 1
This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.
Descartes' mind/body dualism. Behaviourism. Identity theory. Functionalism. Eliminativism. Instrumentalism. Consciousness. Extended Mind.
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity||16.5||Weekly 1.5 hour lectures. Lectures provide you with a broad overview of types and ways of social analysis; they cover more ground than is possible in tutorials, and are designed to establish a context in which to think about the issues discussed in tutorials.|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity||5||Fortnightly tutorials. A specific reading is assigned, and you are provided with a list of key issues to identify and discuss for each tutorial. Texts are carefully chosen as classic exemplars of the core course themes.|
|Guided independent study||45||Preparation for essay, library, research etc.|
|Guided independent study||83.5||Private study|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).
ELE - http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/