Syllabus for Theoretical Philosophy A

Teoretisk filosofi A

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

Syllabus

  • 30 credits
  • Course code: 5FT017
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Theoretical Philosophy G1N

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle
    G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.

    Second cycle
    A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
  • Established: 2007-01-23
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Arts
  • Revised: 2016-06-08
  • Revised by: The Department Board
  • Applies from: week 35, 2017
  • Entry requirements: General entry requirements and History 1b/1a1+1a2, Social Studies 1b/1a1+1a2 or History A, Civics A
  • Responsible department: Department of Philosophy

Content

Critical Thinking 7.5 hp

The nature of reality: an introduction to metaphysics 7.5 hp

Epistemology 7.5 hp

Optional course 7.5 hp

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 35, 2017

  • Bowell, Tracy; Kemp, Gary Critical thinking : a concise guide

    Fourth edition.: London: Routledge, 2015

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Kunskapsteori : en introduktion till vetande, berättigande och sanning Johansson, Lars-Göran; Ekenberg, Tomas; Masterton, George; Remes, Pauliina

    1. uppl.: Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2014

    Find in the library

  • Pritchard, Duncan What is this thing called knowledge?

    3. ed.: London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.

    Find in the library

  • Williams, Michael Problems of knowledge : a critical introduction to epistemology

    Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001

    Find in the library