Modules and Timetable 2021-22

Undergraduate Teaching Arrangements for 2021-22

We are living through unprecedented challenging times. Our first priority is the safety and well-being of all our students, our teaching and non-teaching staff, and their families. 

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Please remember that we are still all in this together. With your help we hope everyone will have a successful and safe year.

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Below is a summary of timetable details and mode of teaching in Philosophy undergraduate modules for the coming academic year. These are based on current university policies, which are subject to change in prevailing pandemic circumstances and public health guidelines. Full details will be available on CANVAS module pages, and in course year booklets (First Year Philosophy Handbook 2021-222nd Year Philosophy Handbook 2021-22 and 3rd Year Philosophy Handbook 2021-22 ); you should also feel free to email the lecturer for any module if you require more detail. (The MA Philosophy 2021-22 Booklet can be accessed here)

 

First-Year Philosophy:

[PDF of course booklet available here: First Year Philosophy Handbook 2021-22]

  • PH1001 (Introduction to Philosophy, 1st and 2nd Semester) and PH1005 (Philosophy and Social Science: An Introduction, 1st Semester Only):
    • Schedule: Mondays 3-4pm Boole 3; Wednesdays 12 noon-1pm Boole 2; Thursdays 10-11am Boole 3.
    • Update: Class sessions will occur in real time as scheduled, though with a cohort rotation scheme to facilitate social distance requirements. More details on the cohort rotation scheme will be available on Canvas shortly, and also in the Course Handbook.
    • Tutorials: Students are required to sign up for one tutorial discussion group. Further details will be available via Canvas and in the Course Handbook.

Second-Year Philosophy:

If you have specific questions about a module, you should feel free to email the lecturer by clicking on their name (2nd year booklet here 2nd Year Philosophy Booklet 2021-22).

Most PH class sessions will occur in real time as scheduled, though all students should anticipate some virtual attendance to accommodate social distance requirements.

Please note the following information is subject to change, given the ongoing Covid situation. 

2021-2022 Second Semester Modules:

  • PH2002 Reasoning and Argument (5 credits) - Dr. Joel Walmsley
    • Tuesdays 11am-12 noon O'Rahilly Building 212; Thursdays 9-10am West Wing 5
  • PH2012 Philosophy of Knowledge (5 credits) – Dr. Bengt Autzen
    • Mondays 1-2pm Aras na Laoi G18; Wednesdays 11am-12noon Boole 6
  • PH2013 Philosophy of Art (5 credits) - Dr. Adam Loughnane
    • Tuesdays 10-11am O'Rahilly Building 255; Thursdays 12 noon-1pm West Wing 9
  • PH2017 Feminist Philosophy (5 credits) – Dr. Margaret Steele
    • Tuesdays 2-3pm O'Rahilly Building 212; Thursdays 3-4pm O'Rahilly Building 212
  • PH2018 Violence and War (5 credits) – Dr. Vittorio Bufacchi 
    • Mondays 10-11am O'Rahilly Building 123; Wednesdays 2-3pm West Wing 6
  • PH2028 Applied Ethics (5 credits) – Dr. Margaret Steele
    • Tuesdays 3-4pm Food Science Building A1; Thursdays 4-5pm Boole 2
  • PH2032: Introduction to Ethics (5 credits: open to Social Science and Visiting Students only) - Dr. Margaret Steele
    • Tuesdays 3-4pm Food Science Building A1; Thursdays 4-5pm Boole 2
  • GR2041 Animals and the Environment in Graeco-Roman Philosophy – Dr. Crystal Addey, Department of Classics – crystal.addey@ucc.ie 

 

 

Third-Year Philosophy:

If you have specific questions about a module, you should feel free to email the lecturer by clicking on their name (3rd year booklet here 3rd Year Philosophy Handbook 2021-22 ).

Most PH class sessions will occur in real time as scheduled, though all students should anticipate some virtual attendance to accommodate social distance requirements.

Please note the following information is subject to change, given the ongoing Covid situation.

2021-2022 Second Semester Modules: 

  • PH3031 Research Essay 2 (5 credits) - Various Staff
    • Schedule to be decided by staff
    • Students who take PH3002 in First Semester cannot take PH3031 in Second Semester
  • PH3035 Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence (5 credits) - Dr. Joel Walmsley
    •  Tuesdays 12 noon-1pm Food Science Building 322; Thursdays 1-2pm ORB-255 (**Note updated room locations)
  •  PH3039 Japanese Philosophy (5 credits) - Dr. Adam Loughnane
    • Mondays 10-11am Boole 5; Wednesdays 9-10am Boole 5
  • PH3041 Moral Psychology 2 (5 credits)- Dr. Alessandro Salice
    • Wednesdays 1-2pm Kane G02; Thurdays 10-11am Kane G18 
  • PH3048 Moral Philosophy in Theory and Practice (5 credits) - Dr. Kian Mintz-Woo
    • Wednesdays 10-11am Boole 6; Thursdays 3-4pm O'Rahilly Building 123
  • PH3049 Advanced Phenomenology and Mind (5 credits) - Dr. Alessandro Salice
    • Tuesdays 4-5pm Western Gateway Building G15; Thurdays 11am-12 noon Food Science Building 322
  • AS3009 Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea (10 credits) - Please contact Dr. Kevin Cawley for further details 

 

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