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Undergraduate | LTU-PHI1QTM | 2024

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024

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Questions that Matter

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Identify and formulate a text-based and standard form argument.
    2. Identify a philosophical problem and raise critical questions about its assumptions, merits or weaknesses.
    3. Identify the cultural context of production of a philosophical text.
    4. Locate and review an unfamiliar idea or line of argument in the light of your experience or previous knowledge.
    5. Outline a philosophical claim and write a brief defence based on your critical assessment of a philosophical text.

Entry requirements


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed PHI1PPR (Philosophical Problems) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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