Undergraduate Module Descriptor


PHL3049: Metaphysics

This module descriptor refers to the 2011/2 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level
Credits15 ECTS Value
Term(s) and duration
Academic staff

Dr Tom Roberts (Convenor)

Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Available via distance learning

No

This module introduces students to central topics in contemporary metaphysics: the study of the most basic features and constituents of reality, and their conditions of existence and persistence. We will examine the relations between ordinary physical objects and their microscopic underpinnings; consider the status of abstract and fictional entities; and investigate our own physical existence and our place in the natural world.

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