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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL1002B: Knowledge and Reality 2

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

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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

  • What is the mind?
  • What is the self?
  • Does God exist?
  • Why is there evil?
  • Are we free?
  • What should we do?

How should we live? 

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 activity27.511 x 2.5 hours per week comprising of lectures and seminars
Guided Independent study 122.5Private study time

Online Resources

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