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PHIL409 Advanced Metaphysics

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Metaphysical issues arising from the philosophy of time, including McTaggart’s argument for the unreality of time, the irreducibility of tensed belief, the asymmetry of emotional responses to past and future events, change and identity. Personal identity, four-dimensionalism and presentism.

Paper title Advanced Metaphysics
Paper code PHIL409
Subject Philosophy
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2022 (On campus)
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36 PHIL points at 200-level or above
May not be credited together with PHIL459 passed before 2002.

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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking.
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Not offered in 2022

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This paper is taught On Campus
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