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Philosophy Undergraduate Modules 2022-23

Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy

The module details in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2022 and August 2023.

If you wish to look at details for a module you studied in an earlier academic year please see undergraduate modules for other academic years.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2023 or later, you may refer to these descriptors as a guide; but please be aware that details they contain – including (but not limited to) reading lists, duration and assessments – may change for your academic year.

Note

  • The module list for Level One is currently incomplete; this will be finalised in August 2022.
  • The next compiled module list for the September 2023 - August 2024 academic year will be published here in March 2023 (exact date to be confirmed).

Information for Inbound Exchange Students

Please note that inbound study abroad students studying in Exeter/Penryn for one semester only can only choose from modules that are running in either Term 1 or Term 2. You are not able to choose modules that run in Terms '1 and 2' as these modules run for the full year.

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL1002A Knowledge and Reality 1 15 1
PHL1002B Knowledge and Reality 2 15 2
PHL1004 Philosophical Problems 1 15 2
PHL1005A Evidence and Argument 1 15 1
PHL1006 Introduction to Philosophical Analysis 15 2
PHL1007 Philosophical Reading 1 15 1
PHL1008 Philosophical Reading 2 15 2
PHL1009 Philosophies of Art 15 1
PHL1010 Introduction to Asian Philosophy 15 1
PHL1016 Introduction to Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence 15 1

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)

Q Step and College Modules at Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI1006 Data Analysis in Social Science 1 15 2
SSI1007 Introduction to Data Analytics in R or Python
SSI1008 Introduction to Data Analytics in Microsoft Excel

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL2001 Phenomenology 15 2
PHL2002 Existentialism 15 2
PHL2010A Philosophy of Mind 1 15 2
PHL2011A The Philosophy of Nature 1 15 2
PHL2015 Body and Mind 15 1
PHL2016 Metaphysics 15 2
PHL2018 Philosophy of Language 15 1
PHL2020 Virtues and Vices 15 2
PHL2022 Sex and Death: Introduction to the Philosophy of Biology 15 2
PHL2026 Philosophy of Science 15 2
PHL2038 The Self 15 1
PHL2040 Critical Theory: The Frankfurt School and Communicative Capitalism 15 1
PHL2041 Feminist Philosophy: Gender, Race and Class 15 1
PHL2042 Philosophical Frontiers 15 1
PHL2045 Aesthetics 15 2
PHL2046A The Holocaust, Genocide and Society 30 1 and 2
PHL2052 Epistemology 15 2
PHL2053 History of Philosophy 15 1
PHL2054 Philosophy of Psychiatry 15 1
PHL2056 The Nature of Normativity 15 1
PHL2061 Philosophy of Law 15 1
PHL2096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
PHL2110 Philosophy of Emotion 30 1 and 2
PHL2111 The Deep Past, History and Humanity 15 1
PHL2112 Practical Ethics 15 1
PHL2114 Aristotle's Ethics 15 2
PHL2116 Reality, Existence and Change 15 2
PHL2117 Philosophy and Psychedelics 15 2
PHL2118 Moral agency in social context 15 1
PHL2119 Animal Minds and Animal Ethics 15 2
PHL2120 Philosophy and Sociology of Race 15 1
PHL2122 Data, Experiments, and Society 15 1
PHL2123 Philosophy of Medicine 15 2
PHL2124 Social Epistemology 15 2
PHL2125 Ethics of emerging technologies 15 2
PHL2126 Mind and World in Contemporary Japanese Philosophy 15 1
PHL2127 Hidden Voices in Early Modern Philosophy 15 1

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SPA2001 Debates, Issues and Practices 15 2
SPA2002 Quantitative Research with Microsoft Excel 15 1

Q Step and College Modules at Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI2002 Data Analysis in the Workplace 15 2
SSI2004 Research Design in the Social Sciences 15 2
SSI2005 Data Analysis in Social Science 2 15 1
SSI2006 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI2007 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 15 1

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL3001 Phenomenology 15 2
PHL3002 Existentialism 15 2
PHL3013 Virtues and Vices 15 1
PHL3014 Symbolic Logic 15 2
PHL3018 Sex and Death: Introduction to the Philosophy of Biology 15 2
PHL3026 Philosophy of Science 15 2
PHL3038 The Self 15 1
PHL3040 Philosophy Dissertation 30 1 and 2
PHL3045 Aesthetics 15 2
PHL3046A The Holocaust, Genocide and Society 30 1 and 2
PHL3052 Epistemology 15 2
PHL3053 History of Philosophy 15 1
PHL3054 Philosophy of Psychiatry 15 1
PHL3056 The Nature of Normativity 15 1
PHL3061 Philosophy of Law 15 1
PHL3077 Bioethics: DNA-technologies, Ethics and Human Identity 15 1
PHL3078 Critical Theory: The Frankfurt School and Communicative Capitalism 15 2
PHL3079 Feminist Philosophy: Gender, Race and Class 15 1
PHL3080 Philosophical Frontiers 15 1
PHL3096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
PHL3110 Philosophy of Emotion 30 1 and 2
PHL3111 The Deep Past, History and Humanity 15 1
PHL3112 Ecology, Environment and Conservation 15 2
PHL3113 Practical Ethics 15 1
PHL3116 Reality, Existence and Change 15 2
PHL3117 Philosophy and Psychedelics 15 2
PHL3118 Animal Minds and Animal Ethics 15 2
PHL3119 Philosophy and Sociology of Race 15 1
PHL3121 Data, Experiments, and Society 15 1
PHL3122 Philosophy of Medicine 15 2
PHL3123 Social Epistemology 15 2
PHL3124 Ethics of Emerging Technologies 15 2
PHL3125 Mind and World in Contemporary Japanese Philosophy 15 1
PHL3126 Hidden Voices in Early Modern Philosophy 15 1

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SPA3001 Debates, Issues and Practices 15 2
SPA3002 Quantitative Research with Microsoft Excel 15 1

Q Step and College Modules at Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI3002 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI3003 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 15 1
SSI3019 Quantitative Dissertation 30 1 and 2
SSI3020 Employment Experience (UK and Abroad) 120 1, 2 and 3
SSI3999 Year Abroad 120 1 and 2