Syllabus for Practical Philosophy A

Praktisk filosofi A

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

Syllabus

  • 30 credits
  • Course code: 5FP006
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Practical 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:
  • Revised: 2019-09-02
  • Revised by: The Department Board
  • Applies from: week 01, 2020
  • 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

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 01, 2020

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

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

    Fourth edition.: London: Routledge, 2015

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

Ethics

  • Shafer-Landau, Russ The ethical life : fundamental readings in ethics and moral problems

    Fourth edition.: New York: Oxford University Press, [2018]

    Find in the library

  • Shafer-Landau, Russ The fundamentals of ethics

    Fourth edition: Oxford University Press, [2018]

    Find in the library

Value Theory

  • Bergström, Lars Grundbok i värdeteori

    2. uppl.: Stockholm: Thales, 2004

    Find in the library

  • Shafer-Landau, Russ The fundamentals of ethics

    Fourth edition: Oxford University Press, [2018]

    Find in the library

  • Shafer-Landau, Russ The ethical life : fundamental readings in ethics and moral problems

    Fourth edition.: New York: Oxford University Press, [2018]

    Find in the library

Political Philosophy

  • Kymlicka, Will Modern politisk filosofi : en introduktion

    Nora: Nya Doxa, 1995

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

Metaphysics

  • Conee, Earl Brink; Sider, Theodore Riddles of existence : a guided tour of metaphysics

    New edition.: Oxford, United Kingdom: Clarendon Press, 2014.

    Find in the library

  • Carroll, John W.; Markosian, Ned An introduction to metaphysics

    Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010

    Find in the library