15 credits, Level 5
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.'
Teaching and assessment
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Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 22 hours of contact time and about 128 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
This module is running in the academic year 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses: