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Minor (2016)

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Title Philosophy
Parent Major Philosophy
School School of Arts
Special requirements
Excluded Majors Philosophy
Excluded Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
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Minor Structure - 12 credit points

Part I - 3 credit points

Specified Electives - 3 credit points

Select from the following:

PHL130 Introduction to Philosophy - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

PHL131 Critical and Creative Thinking - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

Part II - 9 credit points

Core Units - 9 credit points

PHL209 Metaphors of Mind - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

PHL205 Critical Metaphysics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

PHL317 Meaning and Interpretation - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

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