Undergraduate Module Descriptor
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
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:
Cartesian scepticism; foundationalism and coherentism; epistemic virtues and epistemic value; social epistemology; a posteriori and a priori knowledge; disagreement.
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 2-hour lectures/seminars or 1 hour lecture + 1 hour seminar.|
|Guided Independent Study||45||Weekly assigned readings|
|Guided Independent Study||10||Preparation for class discussion|
|Guided Independent Study||23||Preparation for essay|
|Guided Independent Study||50||Preparation for final examination|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).