180113 SE Hume’s Enquiries (2019S)
- Registration is open from Th 07.02.2019 09:00 to We 13.02.2019 10:00
- Registration is open from We 20.02.2019 09:00 to Tu 26.02.2019 10:00
- Deregistration possible until Su 31.03.2019 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
The students will be assessed according to the following:
- Participation in discussion (25%).
- Short answers to questions from the material to be submitted before each meeting (25%).
- Final essay (50%).
Each of these will be graded as follows:
- Participation: 5 to 1;
- Short answers: 5 to 1;
- Essay: Insufficient (5), Sufficient (4), Satisfactory (3), Good (2), Very Good (1).
To complete the seminar, students need to get Satisfactory (4) at each of the assignments.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
- Presence in class (no more than 2 unjustified absences are tolerated);
- Submission of short answers (maximum 150 words each) to 2 questions from the material to be read in each of the 10 sessions, to be uploaded on moodle before class.
- A final essay (of 2500 words) on topics covered in the seminar, selected from those to which the mandatory short answers were submitted. The essay is due at the end of the seminar.
Morris, William Edward and Brown, Charlotte R., "David Hume", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2017 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2017/entries/hume/.
Paul Russell (editor), The Oxford Handbook to Hume, OUP, 2016 [optional]
David Fate Norton and Jacqueline Taylor, The Cambridge Companion to Hume, second edition, CUP, 2009 [optional]