Philosophy Undergraduate Modules 2019-20

The module details in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2019 and August 2020.

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 2020 or later, please refer to the module list for September 2020 - August 2021.

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
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 Reading 2 15 2
PHL1010 Introduction to Asian Philosophy 15 1
PHL1013 Philosophy of Morality 15 2
PHL1112 Philosophy of Film 15 1

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL2002 Existentialism 15 2
PHL2010A Philosophy of Mind 1 15 1
PHL2011A The Philosophy of Nature 1 15 2
PHL2012 Social Philosophy 15 2
PHL2015 Body and Mind 15 2
PHL2016 Metaphysics 15 1
PHL2018 Philosophy of Language 15 1
PHL2020 Virtues and Vices 15 2
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 2
PHL2027 Feminist Philosophy 15 1
PHL2028 Philosophical Anthropology 15 1
PHL2035 Critical Bioethics 15 2
PHL2038 The Self 15 1
PHL2045 Aesthetics 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 1
PHL2055 Ecology, Environment and Conservation 15 2
PHL2056 The Nature of Normativity 15 2
PHL2060 Philosophy of Emotion 15 2
PHL2061 Philosophy of Law 15 2
PHL2075 Philosophical Readings 6 15 1
PHL2096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
PHL2108 Fundamental Ontology 15 2
PHL2109 Philosophy with Children 15 2
PHL2110 Philosophy of Emotion 30 1 and 2
PHL2111 The Deep Past, History and Humanity 15 1
PHL2112 Practical Ethics 15 1
PHL2114 Aristotle's Ethics 15 2
PHL2115 Introduction to Critical Theory 15 1

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SPA2001 Debates Issues and Practices 15 2

College Modules at Level Two

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 1
SSI2005 Data Analysis in Social Science 2 15 1
SSI2006 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI2007 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 15 2

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL3002 Existentialism 15 2
PHL3013 Virtues and Vices 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 2
PHL3035 Critical Bioethics 15 2
PHL3038 The Self 15 1
PHL3040 Philosophy Dissertation 30 1 and 2
PHL3041 Feminist Philosophy 15 1
PHL3042 Philosophical Anthropology 15 1
PHL3045 Aesthetics 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 1
PHL3056 The Nature of Normativity 15 2
PHL3060 Philosophy of Emotion 15 2
PHL3061 Philosophy of Law 15 2
PHL3075 Philosophical Readings 6 15 1
PHL3096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
PHL3108 Fundamental Ontology 15 2
PHL3110 Philosophy of Emotion 30 1 and 2
PHL3111 The Deep Past, History and Humanity 15 1
PHL3112 Ecology, Environment and Conservation 15 2
PHL3113 Practical Ethics 15 1
PHL3114 Aristotle's Ethics 15 2
PHL3115 Introduction to Critical Theory 15 1

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SPA3001 Debates, Issues and Practices 15 2

College Modules at Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI3001 Introduction to Social Network Analysis 15 2
SSI3002 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI3003 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 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 Year Abroad 120 1 and 2