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Philosophy

SCQF Level 07 (1 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PHIL07002 SS1 Introducing Philosophy (Credit Plus) Lifelong Learning - Session 1 10

SCQF Level 08 (6 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PHIL08016 SV1 Greats: From Plato to the Enlightenment Semester 2 20
PHIL08017 SV1 Knowledge and Reality Semester 2 20
PHIL08004 SV1 Logic 1 Semester 2 20
PHIL08014 SV1 Mind, Matter and Language Semester 1 20
PHIL08015 SV1 Morality and Value Semester 1 20
PHIL08005 SV1 Philosophy of Science 1 Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 10 (103 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PHIL10180 Advanced Topics in Metaphysics Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10117 SV1 Aesthetics Semester 2 20
PHIL10117VV1 Aesthetics Semester 2 20
PHIL10114 Ancient Aesthetics Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10101 Ancient Ethics Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10181 SV1 Ancient Philosophy Semester 2 20
PHIL10181VV1 Ancient Philosophy Semester 2 20
PHIL10049 Ancient Theories of Existence Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10168 Ancient Theories of Knowledge Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10103 Ancient Theories of Mind Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10017 SV1 Applied Ethics Semester 2 20
PHIL10017VV1 Applied Ethics Semester 2 20
PHIL10130 SV1 Aristotle Semester 1 20
PHIL10130VV1 Aristotle Semester 1 20
PHIL10159 Belief, Desire and Rational Choice Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10191 SV1 Biomedical ethics Semester 1 20
PHIL10191VV1 Biomedical ethics Semester 1 20
PHIL10111 British Idealism and Immaterialism Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10179 Chinese Philosophy Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10154 Conditionals Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10026 SS1 Dissertation in Philosophy Full Year 40
PHIL10182 SV1 Early Modern Philosophy Semester 1 20
PHIL10182VV1 Early Modern Philosophy Semester 1 20
PHIL10147 Environmental Ethics Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10185 SV1 Epistemology and Evidence Law Semester 2 20
PHIL10185VV1 Epistemology and Evidence Law Semester 2 20
PHIL10145 Epistemology in the Early Modern World Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10178 SV1 Ethics Semester 1 20
PHIL10178VV1 Ethics Semester 1 20
PHIL10167 SV1 Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Semester 2 20
PHIL10167VV1 Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Semester 2 20
PHIL10190 Ethics of Work and Labour Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10022 SV1 Feminism Semester 1 20
PHIL10022VV1 Feminism Semester 1 20
PHIL10163 Food for Thought: The Ethics of Food Choices Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10140 Formal Methods in Philosophy Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10137 Formal Semantics for Philosophers Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10090 SV1 Free Will and Moral Responsibility Semester 1 20
PHIL10090VV1 Free Will and Moral Responsibility Semester 1 20
PHIL10126 Free Will and Moral Responsibility (Semester Two) Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10170 Freedom and the State: The Social Contract Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10176 Freedom, Consent and Political Obligation Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10116 History of Analytic Philosophy Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10067 History of Modern Philosophy Texts (British) Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10142 History of Modern Philosophy Texts (European) Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10199 SV1 Hume's Philosophy of Religion Semester 1 20
PHIL10199VV1 Hume's Philosophy of Religion Semester 1 20
PHIL10196 SV1 Indian Philosophies of Mind and Language Semester 2 20
PHIL10196VV1 Indian Philosophies of Mind and Language Semester 2 20
PHIL10197 SV1 Islamic Philosophy Semester 2 20
PHIL10197VV1 Islamic Philosophy Semester 2 20
PHIL10189 SV1 John Locke Semester 2 20
PHIL10189VV1 John Locke Semester 2 20
PHIL10169 Kant Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10157 Kant's Critical Philosophy Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10160 SV1 Knowledge, Ignorance and Power Semester 1 20
PHIL10160VV1 Knowledge, Ignorance and Power Semester 1 20
PHIL10175 SV1 Late Modern Philosophy Semester 1 20
PHIL10175VV1 Late Modern Philosophy Semester 1 20
PHIL10162 SV1 Logic 2: Modal Logics Semester 1 20
PHIL10162VV1 Logic 2: Modal Logics Semester 1 20
PHIL10133 SV1 Logic, Computability and Incompleteness Semester 1 20
PHIL10133VV1 Logic, Computability and Incompleteness Semester 1 20
PHIL10019 SV1 Meta-Ethics Semester 2 20
PHIL10019VV1 Meta-Ethics Semester 2 20
PHIL10164 Metaphysical and Epistemological Issues in Feminism Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10155 SV1 Metaphysics Semester 1 20
PHIL10155VV1 Metaphysics Semester 1 20
PHIL10077 Metaphysics of Mind Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10023 Moral Psychology Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10078 Normative theory Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10183 Objectification, Dehumanisation, and Othering Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10148 Perception and Action: From Inner Zombies to the Predictive Brain Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10158 SV1 Phenomenology: Merleau-Ponty Semester 1 20
PHIL10158VV1 Phenomenology: Merleau-Ponty Semester 1 20
PHIL10106 Philosophical Issues in Evolution Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10188 SV1 Philosophies of Decolonization: Anti-Humanism and Further Explorations in the Construction of Racial Others Semester 1 20
PHIL10188VV1 Philosophies of Decolonization: Anti-Humanism and Further Explorations in the Construction of Racial Others Semester 1 20
PHIL10151 SS1 Philosophy Dissertation Preparation Course Full Year 0
PHIL10056 SS1 Philosophy Work (Year Abroad, MEL) Flexible 40
PHIL10064 SV1 Philosophy and the Environment Semester 2 20
PHIL10064VV1 Philosophy and the Environment Semester 2 20
PHIL10192 SV1 Philosophy of Death and Dying Semester 1 20
PHIL10192VV1 Philosophy of Death and Dying Semester 1 20
PHIL10195 SV1 Philosophy of Friendship Semester 1 20
PHIL10195VV1 Philosophy of Friendship Semester 1 20
PHIL10186 Philosophy of Information Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10005 Philosophy of Language Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10166 Philosophy of Law Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10052 Philosophy of Mathematics Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10173 Philosophy of Psychiatry Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10081 Philosophy of Psychology Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10007 SV1 Philosophy of Religion Semester 2 20
PHIL10007VV1 Philosophy of Religion Semester 2 20
PHIL10149 Philosophy of Science (Honours) Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10144 Philosophy of Time (S1) Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10125 SV1 Philosophy of Time Travel Semester 2 20
PHIL10125VV1 Philosophy of Time Travel Semester 2 20
PHIL10127 Philosophy of Time Travel ( S1) Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10152 SV1 Philosophy of Well-Being Semester 1 20
PHIL10152VV1 Philosophy of Well-Being Semester 1 20
PHIL10115 Philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10143 SV1 Philosophy: Fun and Games Semester 2 20
PHIL10143VV1 Philosophy: Fun and Games Semester 2 20
PHIL10093 SV1 Political Philosophy Semester 2 20
PHIL10093VV1 Political Philosophy Semester 2 20
PHIL10156 SV1 Puzzles and Paradoxes Semester 2 20
PHIL10156VV1 Puzzles and Paradoxes Semester 2 20
PHIL10138 Realism, relativism, and reality Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10150 Reason and Experience: 17th Century Philosophy Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10139 Scepticism Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10171 Science, Nature, and Social Values Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10082 SV1 Self, Agency and the Will Semester 1 20
PHIL10082VV1 Self, Agency and the Will Semester 1 20
PHIL10131 Social Cognition Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10187 SS1 Special Study in Philosophy Semester 2 20
PHIL10134 SV1 The Computational Mind Semester 1 20
PHIL10134VV1 The Computational Mind Semester 1 20
PHIL10047 The Early Continentals: Hegel and Nietzsche Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10099 The Nature of Moral Understanding Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10146 The Philosophy of David Hume Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10184 SV1 The Philosophy of David Lewis Semester 1 20
PHIL10184VV1 The Philosophy of David Lewis Semester 1 20
PHIL10153 The Philosophy of Fiction Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10200 SV1 The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre Semester 2 20
PHIL10200VV1 The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre Semester 2 20
PHIL10161 SV1 The Philosophy of Simone Weil Semester 2 20
PHIL10161VV1 The Philosophy of Simone Weil Semester 2 20
PHIL10014 The Philosophy of Wittgenstein Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10112 The Structure of Being Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10198 SV1 The Subordinate Male: Racism, Gendercide, and Savagery in the 20th and 21st Century Semester 2 20
PHIL10198VV1 The Subordinate Male: Racism, Gendercide, and Savagery in the 20th and 21st Century Semester 2 20
PHIL10086 SV1 The rationalists: Spinoza and Leibniz Semester 1 20
PHIL10086VV1 The rationalists: Spinoza and Leibniz Semester 1 20
PHIL10072 SV1 Themes in Epistemology Semester 1 20
PHIL10072VV1 Themes in Epistemology Semester 1 20
PHIL10024 Theories of Mind (Philosophy Hons) Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10165 Theory of Virtue Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10120 Topics in Ancient Cosmology Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10062 Topics in Hellenistic Philosophy Not delivered this year 20
PHIL10174 SV1 Topics in Mind and Cognition Semester 2 20
PHIL10174VV1 Topics in Mind and Cognition Semester 2 20
PHIL10172 Topics in the Philosophy of Gender and Race Not delivered this year 20
HIST10257 SV1 Intellectual History from Montesquieu to Marx Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 11 (28 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PHIL11136 SV1 Advanced Epistemology (Online) Semester 2 20
PHIL11134 SV1 Advanced Ethics (Online) Semester 2 20
PHIL11135 SV1 Advanced Philosophy of Mind & Cognitive Science (Online) Semester 2 20
PHIL11036 SV1 Dissertation (MScR, Philosophy) Full Year 180
PHIL11138 SV1 Dissertation MSc Epistemology, Ethics and Mind (Online) Full Year 60
PHIL11179 SV1 Dissertation MSc Philosophy, Science and Religion (Online) Full Year 60
PHIL11040 SV1 Dissertation with Coursework (MScR, Philosophy) Full Year 140
PHIL11157 SV1 Dissertation: Part-Time MSc Epistemology, Ethics and Mind (Online) Flexible 60
PHIL11178 SV1 Dissertation: Part-Time MSc Philosophy, Science and Religion (Online) Flexible 60
PHIL11131 SV1 Epistemology (Online) Semester 1 20
PHIL11182 SV1 Ethics Semester 1 20
PHIL11186 SV1 Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Semester 2 20
PHIL11205 SV1 Hume's Philosophy of Religion Semester 1 20
PHIL11204 SV1 Islamic Philosophy (Online) Semester 2 20
PHIL11202 Phil Skills Not delivered this year 0
PHIL11203 SV1 Phil Skills (Online) Full Year 0
PHIL11191 SV1 Philosophical Methods I Semester 1 20
PHIL11192 SV1 Philosophical Methods II Semester 2 20
PHIL11001 SV1 Philosophy Dissertation (MSc Dip) Full Year 60
PHIL11130 SV1 Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science (Online) Semester 1 20
PHIL11159 SV1 Philosophy of Religion (Online) Semester 1 20
PHIL11133 SV1 Philosophy of Science (Online) Semester 2 20
PHIL11160 SV1 Philosophy, Science and Religion 1: The Physical World (Online) Semester 1 20
PHIL11088 SV1 Self, Agency and the Will MSc Semester 1 20
PHIL11115 SV1 The Computational Mind MSc Semester 1 20
PHIL11206 SV1 The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre Semester 2 20
PGHC11181 SS1 Epicurus and Epicureanism Semester 2 20
THET11046 SV1 Philosophy, Science and Religion 2: Life and Mind (online) Semester 2 20

SCQF Level 12 (1 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PHIL12001 SS1 PhD Philosophy Proseminar Full Year 0
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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