Philosophy

Kant

Module code: V7059
Level 5
15 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Take away paper, Coursework

You are introduced to some of the central issues in Kant's theoretical and practical philosophy.

Topics covered include:

  • Kant's doctrine of the subjective nature of space and time; causation
  • the self and selfidentity; freedom and moral agency
  • duty and the moral law
  • the question as to the meaning and coherence of Kant's 'idealism.'

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a detailed and critical understanding of the importance of Kant's theoretical and practical philosophy.
  • Analyse key arguments in Kant's work.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of key Kantian concepts.
  • Comment succinctly and accurately on Kant's work.