PHIL 4007B - Honours Philosophy Thesis B

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2018

The honours thesis provides an opportunity to investigate a philosophical problem in depth. Students will research and write an extended piece that presents a coherent and detailed argument for a philosophical position, or that compares and contrasts viewpoints in a contemporary debate. They will learn to: i) critically analyse philosophical material, ii) map out an argument strategy, and iii) prepare and present a scholarly document, all at an advanced level, and with a focus on the current state of play in some domain of philosophy. The honours thesis is a preliminary apprentice piece; not as detailed or significant as a Masters or PhD thesis, but a first step in the process of becoming an independent researcher.

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