Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL3025A: Philosophical Readings 4

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level 6
Credits 15 ECTS Value 7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor Lenny Moss (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

Martin Heidegger's Being and Time, one of the most important philosophical works of the 20th century, marks a radical break with the Western Philosophical Tradition and ushers in an entirely new way of thinking about the nature of human existence that has relevance to all aspects and areas of human endeavor, the human and social sciences and the most basic questions of philosophy.  Heidegger's aim is no less than to return the focus of philosophy back to that of 'ontology' while redefining what ontology means in the modern age. The two additional articles we will read have been highly influential for the philosophy of art and for the critique of technology.  As an advanced reading class in philosophy, this module offers you an opportunity to grapple with, penetrate and master primary texts. 

Module created

09/09/2014

Last revised

14/03/2019