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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
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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

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 Not offered in 2023, expected to be offered in 2024 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2023 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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

Not offered in 2023, expected to be offered in 2024

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