Undergraduate Module Descriptor
PHL3024A: Philosophical Readings 3
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
The syllabus plan will vary depending on the text that has been chosen (see below). In general, each week will be devoted to in-depth analysis of a significant part of the text (one or two chapters).
- Chapter 1 – “Descartes’ Myth”
- Chapter 2 – Knowing How and Knowing That”
- Chapter 3 – “The Will”
- Chapter 4 – “Emotion”
- Chapter 5 – “Dispositions and Occurrences”
- Chapter 6 – “Self-Knowledge”
- Chapter 7 – “Sensation and Observation”
- Chapter 8 – “Imagination”
- Chapter 9 – “The Intellect”
- Chapter 10 – “Psychology”
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||22||Weekly seminars. The course will be devoted to detailed discussion and analysis of the text. This format allows for in-depth analysis, exploration of your own ideas and discussion between students and lecturer. In one or two dedicated sessions, all students will present to the group how they intend to structure their essay.|
|Guided independent study||128||A variety of private study activities guided by your module leader|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).
ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/