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180120 FS Hallucinations in Philosophy & Psychiatry (2017S)

10.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 06.03. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 20.03. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 27.03. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 03.04. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 24.04. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 08.05. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 15.05. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 22.05. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 29.05. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 12.06. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 19.06. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 26.06. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Methods:

* focused readings of key articles, book chapters, and book sections
* student presentations in seminars
* ‘mini-lectures’ by the seminar leader
* detailed critical discussion of texts, themes, concepts, and claims
* writing a full-length scholarly article of 8000 words, in the style of an established academic journal

Aims:

Students will:
* become familiar with how the concept ‘hallucination’ is employed in philosophical debates concerning the nature of perception; engage critically with relevant ideas and arguments; apply philosophical techniques to clarify and explore the nature of ‘real’ hallucinations, especially those associated with psychiatric illness diagnoses; develop interdisciplinary approaches that draw on both philosophical and clinical literature
* prepare and give a presentation on a specific text
* prepare and present an essay plan
* learn how to write an academic journal article

Requirements for passing the course:

* attend ten or more of the thirteen seminars
* give an individual seminar presentation (of 25 minutes in length), addressing a specific reading (10%)
* give a 10-minute presentation, outlining the proposed topic and argument structure for an essay, and then participate in a group discussion focused around the content of the presentation (10%)
* write an 8000 word scholarly paper (including footnotes and references), addressing one or more of the topics discussed during the course (80%)

Assessment and permitted materials

Two seminar presentations and an 8000 word essay. There are no restrictions on permitted materials.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

* attend ten or more of the thirteen seminars
* give an individual seminar presentation (of 25 minutes in length), addressing a specific reading (10%)
* give a 10-minute presentation, outlining the proposed topic and argument structure for an essay, and then participate in a group discussion focused around the content of the presentation (10%)
* write an 8000 word scholarly paper (including footnotes and references), addressing one or more of the topics discussed during the course (80%)

Examination topics

The first ten seminars will serve to identify a range of possible essay topics.

Reading list

There are core readings for each of seminars 2 to 7, consisting of journal articles, chapters from edited volumes, and passages from books. Seminars 8 to 10 will focus on Professor Ratcliffe’s forthcoming book *Real Hallucinations* (MIT Press, 2017). Core readings will all be posted on moodle, at least one week before the relevant seminar.

A more extensive reading list is included in the Course Guide (distributed in Seminar 1 and also posted on moodle) Students are expected to consult several of the sources on this list as well, focusing on those that seem most relevant to their chosen essay topic.


Association in the course directory

MA M 5
M3 B. Metaphysik/ Ontologie, Phänomenologie, Philosophie des Geistes

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