Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL1008: Philosophical Reading 2

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

In this course we will read, analyse and discuss John Locke’s An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. (Recommended edition: P. H. Nidditch (ed.), Oxford, Oxford University Press. But the Penguin edition is cheaper and also quite good.)

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 Activity16.5Eleven 1.5 hour seminars
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity1211 weekly 1 hour tutorials, 1 one hour revision sessions
Guided Independent Study44Reading and preparation for weekly lectures and discussion
Guided Independent Study30Preparation of assigned essay
Guided Independent Study48Exam revision and private study

Online Resources

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