Modules and Timetable 2022-23

Undergraduate Teaching Arrangements for 2022-23

Below is a summary of timetable details and mode of teaching in Philosophy undergraduate modules for the coming academic year. Full details will be available on CANVAS module pages, and in course year booklets (First Year Booklet 20222nd Year Philosophy Booklet, 2022-23, and 3rd Year Philosophy Booklet 2022-23); you should also feel free to email the lecturer for any module if you require more detail. (The MA in Philosophy Handbook, 2022-23 and PhD Philosophy Handbook, 2022-23 can be accessed here).

Note: in 2022-23, in line with UCC policy, lectures will be recorded and made available only where necessary for those students registered with Disability Support Services.

First-Year Philosophy:

More detail can be found here, in the First Year Booklet 2022

  • 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.
    • 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. Further details are also available in the 2nd Year Philosophy Booklet, 2022-23 (updated 7th September 2022).

Important Notice 2nd Year Introductory Lecture - will take place 11am-12noon, Tuesday, 13th September, in Room G10 Cummins Building (formerly Civil Engineering Building).  All second year students taking Philosophy modules should attend this important session, if possible.


2022-2023 First Semester Modules:

  • PH2002 Reasoning and Argument – Dr. Joel Walmsley
    • Tuesdays 11am-12 noon: Cummins Building (formerly Civil Eng Building) G10
    • Thursdays 9-10am: Cummins Building (formerly Civil Eng Building) G10
  • PH2004 An Introduction to Political Philosophy – Dr. Giacomo Leoni
    • Mondays 11am-12 noon, Kane B10A
    • Thursday 2-3pm, Kane B10A
  • PH2023 Chinese Philosophy – Dr. Adam Loughnane
    • Mondays 1-2pm, Western Gateway Building G16
    • Wednesdays 12 noon-1pm, Kane G18
  • PH2033 Phenomenology and Mind – Dr. Alessandro Salice
    • Tuesdays 4-5pm, Western Gateway Building G13
    • Thursdays 12 noon – 1pm, O’Rahilly Building 255
  • PH2034 Capitalism and Welfare – Prof. Don Ross
    • Mondays 3-4pm WGB G13
    • Tuesdays 1-2pm Kane B10A
  • PH2035 Roman Political Thought: Cicero – Dr. Vittorio Bufacchi
    • Wednesdays 1-2pm WW5
    • Thursdays 10-11am AL G18
  • PH2036 Existentialism - Dr. Adam Loughnane
    • Mondays 10-11am Boole 6
    • Tuesdays 9-10am WW9
  • GR2043 Ethics and Philosophical Ways of Living in Antiquity – Dr. Crystal Addey, Department of Classics
    • Tuesdays 12-1pm Room ORB G40
    • Tuesday 3-4pm Room ORB 3.26

2022-2023 Second Semester Modules:

  • PH2006 Philosophy of Mind and Consciousness – Dr. Joel Walmsley
    • Monday 11am-12noon, Boole 5
    • Wednesdays 2-3pm WW6
  • PH2012 Philosophy of Knowledge – Dr. Bengt Autzen
    • Mondays 1-2pm Aras na Laoi G18
    • Wednesdays 11am-12 noon Boole 6
  • PH2013 Philosophy of Art - TBC
    • Tuesdays 10-11am ORB255
    • Thursdays 12 noon-1pm West Wing 9
  • PH2017 Feminist Philosophy – Dr. Julie Reshe
    • Tuesdays 2-3pm O’Rahilly Bldg 212
    • Thursdays 3-4pm O’Rahilly Bldg 212
  • PH2019 Philosophy of Science –Dr. Bengt Autzen and Prof. Don Ross
    • Mondays 10-11am ORB 123
    • Thursdays 1-2pm West Wing 5
  • PH2028 Applied Ethics – Dr. Jason Dockstader
    • Tuesdays 3-4pm, Food Science Bldg A1
    • Thursday 4-5pm, Boole 2


Third-Year Philosophy:

If you have specific questions about a module, you should feel free to email the lecturer. Further details are also available in the 3rd Year Philosophy Booklet 2022-23 (updated 3rd Sept 2022)

Important Notice 3rd Year Introductory Lecture - will take place 4-5pm, Tuesday, 13th September, in Room 322 Food Science Building (FSB).  All third year students taking Philosophy modules should attend this important session, if possible.

2022-23 First Semester Modules:

  • *PH3002 Research Essay - Various Staff
    • To be decided by supervisors 
  • PH3025 Political Philosophy in Theory and Practice - Dr. Bufacchi
    • Tuesdays 4-5pm, FSB 322
    • Thursdays 1-2pm, WGBG04 
  • PH3036 Moral Psychology 1 - Dr. Dockstader & Dr. Salice
    • Mon 12 noon - 1pm, ORB212
    • Thurs 11-12 noon, WW9 
  • PH3042 Professional Ethics - Dr. Mintz-Woo
    • Mon 2-3pm, WW6
    • Weds 11am-12 noon, ORB255 
  • PH3044 Social Ontology - Dr. Salice
    • Tuesdays 1-2pm, ORB132
    • Thursdays 3-4pm, ORB 255 
  • PH3046 Philosophy of Biology - Dr. Autzen
    • Mon 10-11am, Boole 5
    • Weds 1-2pm, Boole 6
  • PH3047 Evidence - Dr. Autzen
    • Tuesdays 11am-12 noon, WGB G09
    • Wednesdays 4-5pm, ORB123 
  • PH3110 Human Nature and Free Will - Dr. Joel Walmsley
    • Tuesdays 12 noon-1pm FSB322
    • Thursdays 12 noon -1pm AL G18 
  • PH3113 Philosophy of Existence and Death - Dr. Julie Reshe
    • Mondays 4-5pm Boole 5
    • Wednesdays 2-3pm ORB132 
  • AS3009 Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea (10 credits) - Dr. Cawley (Dept. of Asian Studies)
    • Mon 3-5pm, C_WW_4 (lecture)
    • Weds 11am-12 noon, C_AL_G19 (seminar) 


2022-23 Second Semester Modules:

  • PH3031 Research Essay 2 - Various Staff
    • To be decided by staff 
  • PH3035 Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence - Dr. Walmsley
    • Tuesday 12noon-1pm, FSB322
    • Thursday 1-2pm, ORB 255 
  • PH3041 Moral Psychology 2 - Dr. Salice
    • Weds 1-2pm; Kane G02
    • Thurs 10-11am, Kane G18 
  • PH3048 Moral Philosophy in Theory and Practice - Dr. Mintz-Woo
    • Wednesdays 10-11am, Boole 6
    • Thursdays 3-4pm, ORB 123 
  • PH3049 Advanced Phenomenology and Mind - Dr. Salice
    • Tuesdays 4-5, WGB G15
    • Thursdays 11-12noon; FSB 322 


*Students who take PH3002 in semester 1 cannot take PH3031 in semester 2.

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