Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL3110: Philosophy of Emotion

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

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover different philosophical theories of emotion, and focus on most of the following themes:
- Emotion and the Body
- Emotion and Cognition
- Emotion and Feeling
- Emotion and Expression
- Emotion and Reason
- Emotion and Mood
- Unconscious Emotions
- Positive and Negative Emotions
- Universal and Socially Constructed Emotions
- Emotion, Language and Narratives

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 activity4422 x 2-hour lecture/discussion
Guided Independent Study65Assigned readings associated with each lecture
Guided Independent Study7Preparation for class discussion
Guided Independent Study57Preparation for first assigned essay
Guided Independent Study57Preparation for second assigned essay
Guided Independent Study70Preparation for exam

Online Resources

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