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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL2015: Body and Mind

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • phenomenology and embodiment;
  • cognitive science and embodiment;
  • perception and embodiment;
  • the limits of embodiment;
  • disruptions of embodiment;
  • gender and embodiment;
  • memory and embodiment;
  • sociality and embodiment;
  • aesthetics and embodiment.

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity16.511 x 1.5-hour lecture/discussions.
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity1111 x weekly1 hour seminars
Guided Independent Study62.5 Assigned readings for each lecture, preparation for class discussion
Guided Independent Study60Private study, preparation for essay

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).