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Undergraduate | MAQ-PHIX2020 | 2023

Philosophy, Technology, and the Future of Humanity

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

Start dates

  • 20 Feb 2023

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About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to

    1. explain the major theories about the philosophical and ethical issues raised by new forms of technology
    2. analyse arguments in the relevant literatures.
    3. evaluate relevant theories and arguments critically
    4. communicate clearly your own perspective on the views and arguments presented in the unit.

Entry requirements


Pre-requisite 40cp at 1000 level or above NCCW (pre-2020 units) PHIL202 NCCW (2020 and onwards) PHIL2020 Philosophy, Technology, and the Future of Humanity

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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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Bachelor of Arts

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