Philosophy - Existentialism & Humanism

University College Dublin


Course Name Philosophy - Existentialism & Humanism
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code PHIL10100
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Spring
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
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Duration Spring Trimester - January to May

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 24
Tutorial 8
Autonomous Student Learning 93
Total 125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Students will learn through a combination of lectures, tutorials, and independent reading. Students are encouraged to engage in class discussions (in lectures as well as tutorials) and to bring their own examples/questions/topics to class.
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
PHIL1010E - Intro to European Philosophy E
Course Content

Expand+PHIL10100 Existentialism and Humanism: An Introduction to Continental Philosophy
Academic Year 2022/2023

What makes us 'human'? Is our humanity something we 'do' or something we 'are'? Can we be more or less human? How do we give meaning to our h...

Number of Credits 5
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