ASP209 - Freedom and Subjectivity
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Unit chair:||R Grigg|
Campus mode: 1 class and 1 seminar
Over the course of this unit students will develop specific knowledge of the philosophical themes of freedom and subjectivity in twentieth century French thought, and familiarity with the ideas of key thinkers of that period including Camus, Sartre, Beauvoir, Althusser, and Foucault.
Many of the issues that arise in this unit do so as a radical response to the recognition of what Nietzsche called ‘the death of God’. The study materials, readings, and classes are intended to develop students’ skills at communicating complex ideas and developing your ability to carry through a sustained critical engagement with the thought of some of the most exciting philosophical thinkers of the twentieth century.
1 team (4 students) philosophical dialogue of 1750 words worth 40%
One essay of 1750 words worth 40%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.