Radical ideas about the human condition, regarding freedom, the death of God, nihilism, authenticity, existentialism, feminism, and modernity. Authors studied include Nietzsche, Sartre, Irigaray, and Žižek.
|Paper title||Radical Philosophy|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$886.35|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,766.35|
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Suitable for all students.
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Philosophy website
- Teaching staff
- Zach Weber
- Paper Structure
- Lectures and tutorials; assessment by written essays and a final exam
- Texts will be provided on Blackboard
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- A demonstrated ability to appreciate, explain and assess philosophical issues in writing and to think critically and independently about them
- An understanding of the main ideas and place of some major philosophers since the 19th century
- The ability to read philosophical texts critically
- The ability to develop and analyse philosophical reasoning collaboratively in group discussion