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PHIL458 Special Topic

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Advanced Topics in Political Philosophy.

Survey of some important lines of political philosophical argument, including neo-republicanism, critical realism, and democratic theory, among others.

In addition to weekly seminar preparation, students will select a particular area of focus and write a substantive original essay on that topic.

Paper title Special Topic
Paper code PHIL458
Subject Philosophy
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,174.57
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Prerequisite
36 PHIL points at 200-level or above
Contact

philosophy@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Course co-ordinator: Prof. Elisabeth Ellis; teaching staff to be advised.

Teaching Arrangements

Weekly seminars and discussion.

Textbooks

To be advised, but readings will be supplied through Blackboard/eReserve.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

This paper allows students to survey important lines of political philosophical argument, converting substantial research into seminar discussion. Students will select a particular area of focus and write a substantive original essay on that topic.

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Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22
Thursday 13:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22