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PHL3690 - Metaphysics

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): John Bigelow


Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)


The unit will deal with philosophical problems concerning modality and some issues in the metaphysics of individuals, properties, relations, change, events and fate. A large part of the subject will be recent articles which will be made available, and there will be ample opportunity for seminar discussions.


Written work: 100% (4500 words) - One written piece may be replaced by a 2 hour Exam (50%)

Contact hours

2 hour (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week


A first-year sequence in Philosophy and two 6-point second-year Philosophy units including at least one of PHL2110, PHL2130 or PHL2170.

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