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By the end of the course, students should be able to exhibit detailed critical understanding of some key texts in the recent philosophical discussion of emotion and develop their own lines of response to these texts. They should be able to present this orally. They should also be able to produce to a professional standard a scholarly, cogent, well-argued and independent philosophical treatment of some questions of central concern in the philosophy of emotion.Indicative Module Content:
William James; Feelings; Cognitivism; Perceptualism; Emotions and Moral Development; Shame, pride, grief, anger and fear.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: 2000 word essay||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: 1500 word essay||Week 6||n/a||Graded||No||
|Presentation: Seminar presentation||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Quick verbal feedback is provided for the presentation and within two weeks of the submission deadline of both essays written feedback including grade and comments is provided.