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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences : Philosophy

Postgraduate Course: Advanced Philosophical Methodology (Online) (PHIL11137)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe course is aimed at students who either have a strong academic background in philosophy or who have taken the Introduction to Philosophical Methodology course (see above). Its goal is
to enhance the student┐s understanding of philosophical methodology. This will be achieved by studying the structure of philosophical arguments as they appear in a selection of quite demanding cutting-edge philosophical texts, particularly in the core areas of philosophy of epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of
mind and cognitive science.

Please note the course will begin in *September 2015* not 2014.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Introduction to Philosophical Methodology (Online) (PHIL11132)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
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Learning Outcomes
Students will develop their understanding of the methodology of philosophy, with particular focus on philosophical topics in the fields of epistemology, ethics, philosophy of mind and cognitive science, and philosophy of science. They will develop their ability to read philosophical texts, and will also develop their skills in critical thinking and in the oral and written presentation of philosophical arguments.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information The course will commence in September 2015. It is only for MSc/Dip/Cert Epistemology, Ethics and Mind students.
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Jesper Kallestrup
Tel:
Email: jesper.kallestrup@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Lynsey Buchanan
Tel: (0131 6)51 5002
Email: Lynsey.Buchanan@ed.ac.uk
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