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History of ontology from Aristotle to Heidegger.
Critiques of ontology in Derrida, Levinas and Deleuze.
Knowledge of singular philosophical authors: Aristotle, Kant, Fichte, Schelling, Hegel, Husserl, Heidegger, Derrida, Levinas and Deleuze.
Relationship between ontology and metaphysics, ontology and ethics, ontology and science, ontology and theology, ontology and history, ontology and justice.
Relationship between ontology and the history of metaphysics.
Relationship between ontology and ethics, theology, history, politics.
Philosophical systems from Aristotle to Heidegger.
Critiques of ontology: Derrida, Levinas and Deleuze.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
It is recommended that students interested in this module have a solid knowledge of the history of philosophy, and most particularly of at least two of the following philosophers: Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Hegel and/or Heidegger.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Class Test: In Class Test based on the reading of a provided essay from the primary sources covered in the lectures.||Week 6||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Class Test: In Class Test based on the reading of a provided essay from the primary sources covered in the lectures.||Week 12||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Essay: Final Essay of 4000 words due 2 weeks after the end of lectures.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
All students will receive one-to-one feedback on all graded components of the module. As a complement to this one-to-one feedback, individual meetings with all students will be set up in order to discuss essay topic and writing both in advance of submission and post-submission in order to discuss the handed-in materials. Tutoring will also provide feedback on a rolling basis for this module.