Modules and Timetable 2021-22

Undergraduate Teaching Arrangements for 2021-22

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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 booklet (2nd Year Philosophy Booklet 2021-22 and 3rd Year Philosophy Booklet 2021-22  The First Year Booklet will follow shortly); 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, which have not yet been announced.  

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

2021-2022 First Semester Modules:

  • PH2004 An Introduction to Political Philosophy (5 credits) - Dr. Vittorio Bufacchi
    • Mondays 11am-12 noon Kane B10A; Tuesdays 1-2pm Kane B10A
  • PH2023 Chinese Philosophy (5 credits) - Dr. Adam Loughnane
    • Mondays 1-2pm Western Gateway Building G16; Wednesdays 12 noon-1pm Food Science Building A1
  • PH2033 Phenomenology and Mind (5 credits) - Dr. Alessandro Salice
    • Tuesdays 4-5pm Western Gateway Building G13; Thursdays 12 noon-1pm O'Rahilly Building 255
  • PH2034 Capitalism and Welfare (5 credits) - Prof. Don Ross
    • Tuesdays 11am-12 noon Civil Engineering G10; Thursdays 10-11am Boole 1
  • PH2035 Roman Political Thought: Cicero (5 credits) – Dr. Vittorio Bufacchi 
    • Mondays 3-4pm Western Gateway Building G13; Wednesdays 1-2pm Western Gateway Building G15
  • PH2036 Existentialism (5 credits) - Dr. Adam Loughnane
    • Mondays 10-11am O'Rahilly Building 101; Thursdays 4-5pm Boole 5

  

2021-2022 Second Semester Modules (locations will be confirmed shortly):

  • PH2002 Reasoning and Argument (5 credits) - Dr. Joel Walmsley
    • Tuesdays 11am-12 noon; Thursdays 9-10am
  • PH2012 Philosophy of Knowledge (5 credits) – Dr. Bengt Autzen
    • Mondays 1-2pm, Wednesdays 11am-12noon
  • PH2013 Philosophy of Art (5 credits) - Dr. Adam Loughnane
    • Tuesdays 10-11am, Thursdays 12 noon-1pm
  • PH2028 Applied Ethics (5 credits) – Dr. Mags Steele
    • Tuesdays 3-4pm; Thursdays 4-5pm
  • PH2032: Introduction to Ethics (5 credits: open to Social Science and Visiting Students only) - Dr. Mags Steele
    • Tuesdays 3-4pm, Thursdays 4-5pm
  • 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 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, which have not yet been announced. 

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

 

2021-2022 First Semester Modules:

  • PH3002 Research Essay - Various Staff
    • Schedule to be decided by staff
    • Students who take PH3002 in First Semester cannot take PH3031 in Second Semester
  • PH3025 Political Philosophy in Theory and Practice (5 credits) - Dr. Vittorio Bufacchi
    • Tuesdays 4-5pm Food Science Building 322; Thursdays 1-2pm Western Gateway Building G04
  • PH3042 Professional Ethics (5 credits) - Dr. Kian Mintz-Woo
    • Mondays 2-3pm West Wing 6; Wednesdays 11am-12 noon O'Rahilly Building 255
  • PH3044 Construction of Social Reality (5 credits) - Dr. Alessandro Salice
    • Tuesdays 1-2pm O'Rahilly Building 132; Thursdays 3-4pm Electrial Engineering Building L1
  • PH3046 Philosophy of Biology (5 credits) - Dr. Bengt Autzen
    • Mondays 10-11am Boole 5; Wednesdays 1-2pm Boole 6
  • PH3047 Evidence (5 credits) - Dr. Bengt Autzen
    • Tuesdays 11am-12 noon Western Gateway Building G09; Wednesdays 4-5pm O'Rahilly Building 123

2021-2022 Second Semester Modules (locations to be confirmed shortly)

  • 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 Mind and Machine (5 credits) - Dr. Joel Walmsley
    •  Tuesdays 12 noon-1pm; Thursdays 1-2pm
  •  PH3039 Japanese Philosophy (5 credits) - Dr. Adam Loughnane
    • Mondays 10-11, Wednesdays 9-10
  • PH3048 Moral Philosophy in Theory and Practice (5 credits) - Dr. Kian Mintz-Woo
    • Wednesdays 10-11am; Thursdays 3-4pm
  • PH3049 Advanced Phenomenology and Mind (5 credits) - Dr. Alessandro Salice
    • Tuesdays 4-5pm; Thurdays 11am-12 noon
  • AS3009 Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea (10 credits) - Please contact Dr. Kevin Cawley for further details 

 

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