Philosophy Undergraduate Modules 2018-19

The module details in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2018 and August 2019.

If you wish to look at details for a module you studied in an earlier academic year please see undergraduate modules for other academic years.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2019 or later, you may refer to these descriptors as a guide; but please be aware that details they contain – including (but not limited to) reading lists, duration and assessments – may change for your academic year.

Note

The next compiled module list for the September 2019 - August 2020 academic year will be published here in March 2019 (exact date to be confirmed).

Information for Inbound Exchange Students

Please note that inbound study abroad students studying in Exeter/Penryn for one semester only can only choose from modules that are running in either Term 1 or Term 2. You are not able to choose modules that run in Terms '1 and 2' as these modules run for the full year.

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL1002A Knowledge and Reality 1 15 1
PHL1002B Knowledge and Reality 2 15 2
PHL1003 Philosophical Readings 5 15 1
PHL1004 Philosophical Problems 1 15 2
PHL1005A Evidence and Argument 1 15 1
PHL1006 Introduction to Philosophical Analysis 15 2
PHL1007 Philosophical Reading 1 15 1
PHL1008 Philosophical Readings 2 15 2
PHL1009 Philosophies of Art 15 1
PHL1013 Philosophy of Morality 15 2

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL2001 Phenomenology 15 1
PHL2002 Existentialism 15 2
PHL2010A Philosophy of Mind - 1 15 1
PHL2011A Philosophy of Nature 1 15 2
PHL2012 Social Philosophy 15 1
PHL2015 Body and Mind 15 2
PHL2016 Metaphysics 15 2
PHL2018 Philosophy of Language 15 1
PHL2021 Symbolic Logic 15 2
PHL2022 Sex and Death: Introduction to the Philosophy of Biology 15 2
PHL2024A Philosophical Readings 3 15 2
PHL2025A Philosophical Readings 4 15 1
PHL2026 Philosophy of Science 15 1
PHL2027 Feminist Philosophy 15 2
PHL2035 Critical Bioethics 15 2
PHL2038 The Self 15 1
PHL2045 Aesthetics 15 2
PHL2046 The Holocaust and Society 15 1
PHL2051 The Human Condition: Classic Readings in Anthropology 15 2
PHL2052 Epistemology 15 1
PHL2053 History of Philosophy 15 1
PHL2054 Philosophy of Psychiatry 15 2
PHL2060 Philosophy of Emotion 15 2
PHL2061 Philosophy of Law 15 1
PHL2096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
PHL2100 Knowledge and History: Theories of Scientific Change 15 2
PHL2105 Contemporary Capitalism, Critique and Resistance 15 1
PHL2108 Fundamental Ontology 15 2
PHL2109 Philosophy with Children 15 2
PHL2111 The Deep Past, History and Humanity 15 1

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL3001 Phenomenology 15 1
PHL3002 Existentialism 15 2
PHL3014 Symbolic Logic 15 2
PHL3018 Sex and Death: Introduction to the Philosophy of Biology 15 2
PHL3024A Philosophical Readings 3 15 2
PHL3025A Philosophical Readings 4 15 1
PHL3026 Philosophy of Science 15 1
PHL3035 Critical Bioethics 15 2
PHL3038 The Self 15 1
PHL3040 Philosophy Dissertation 30 1 and 2
PHL3041 Feminist Philosophy 15 2
PHL3045 Aesthetics 15 2
PHL3046 The Holocaust and Society 15 1
PHL3051 The Human Condition: Classic Readings in Anthropology 15 2
PHL3052 Epistemology 15 1
PHL3053 History of Philosophy 15 1
PHL3054 Philosophy of Psychiatry 15 2
PHL3060 Philosophy of Emotion 15 2
PHL3061 Philosophy of Law 15 1
PHL3096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
PHL3100 Knowledge and History: Theories of Scientific Change 15 2
PHL3108 Fundamental Ontology 15 2
PHL3109 Contemporary Capitalism, Critique and Resistance 15 1
PHL3111 The Deep Past, History and Humanity 15 1

College Modules

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI2001 Learning from Work Experience in Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI2002 Data Analysis in the Workplace 15 2
SSI3017 Learning from Work Experience in the Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI3018 Employment Experience Abroad 120 1, 2 and 3
SSI3999 One Year study abroad 120 1 and 2
SSIM903 Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Design 15 2
SSIM908 Directed Practical Study: Agriculture and Food 30 1 and 2
SSIM909 Dissertation in Food Studies 60