Postgraduate Course: Ancient Theories of Mind MSc (PHIL11070)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Introduction to the main theories of mind of Greek philosophy (Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus and Stoics), with sessions on Pre-Socratics, Greek medical schools, and Neoplatonism. We shall consider questions of definition and structure of the soul, its main functions, the seat of the soul in the human body, the problem of mind and the mental; place of mind in the world.
Shared with undergraduate course Ancient Theories of Mind PHIL10103.
For courses co-taught with undergraduate students and with no remaining undergraduate spaces left, a maximum of 8 MSc students can join the course. Priority will be given to MSc students who wish to take the course for credit on a first come first served basis after matriculation.
MSc-only tutorials: Tuesday 11.10am - 12.00pm, 3.01 Dugald Stewart Building (weeks 2 -11)
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One 2,500 word essay (100%)
Assessment deadline: Monday 19th December 2016 by 12 noon
Return deadline: Friday 20th January 2017
|| Course organiser will review drafts up to 10 days before summative assessment deadline.
- Students have the opportunity to submit a formative essay by week 6 deadline on Turnitin via Learn. The essay cannot be draft of summative essay but it can be on the same topic.
Formative essay deadline: Thursday 27th October 2016 by 12 noon
Return deadline: Friday 18th November 2016
|No Exam Information
| To develop further the philosophical skills and to extend as well as deepen the philosophical knowledge acquired in previous philosophy courses.
||Please see Learn page
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||The course will be taught by Dr Inna Kupreeva.
|Course organiser||Dr Inna Kupreeva
Tel: (0131 6)50 3653
|Course secretary||Miss Lynsey Buchanan
Tel: (0131 6)51 5002
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