MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
BA Philosophy, Religion and Ethics options

Year 2, Component 03

Choose two from: PY434-5-SU or PY436-5-SU or PY439-5-SU
PY434-5-SU
Texts in Practical Philosophy
(15 CREDITS)

In this module we will engage in a close study and discussion of texts in ethical and political philosophy. For example, in a module dedicated to the study of Marx’s work, students will read sections of The Communist Manifesto on a weekly basis, supplemented by other works by Marx, critical responses from his contemporaries, and the work of later theorists.

PY436-5-SU
Reading texts from the history of philosophy
(15 CREDITS)

In this module we will intensively examine a classic philosophical text, treating it not only as a historical document, but principally with regard to its ongoing contribution to philosophical thinking.

PY439-5-SU
Texts in Contemporary Philosophy
(15 CREDITS)

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