Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL3091: Philosophical Anthropology

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Each Seminar Meeting will focus on an assigned reading and will consist of lecture followed by group discussion. Readings will consist of articles or chapters on or by Heidegger, Plessner, Gehlen, Merleau-Ponty, Moss, Donald, Tomasello, McGilchrist, Hrdy, and De Waal.

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity44Weekly two-hour lecture/seminars will consist of a lecture introducing key theories and issues and seminar discussion
Meetings with Tutor2One-to-one meetings to discuss essay topics and progress
Guided Independent Study77Reading and Preparation for Seminars
Guided Independent Study30Preparation of Seminar Presentation
Guided Independent Study147Researching and Writing Essay

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).