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430009 SE Seminar for Doctoral Candidates (2016W)

Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 15 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 10.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 17.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 24.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 31.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 07.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 14.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 21.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 28.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 05.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 12.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 09.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 16.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 23.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 30.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course will provide a forum for presenting and critically discussing doctoral research relating to the general theme of ‘mind’. This encompasses a range of areas, including philosophy of mind, psychiatry, and psychology, phenomenology, philosophy of science, and interdisciplinary research. The course will thus different themes and perspectives into dialogue with each other, in a way that is complementary and mutually enriching.

Methods:
*reading work-in-progress by other doctoral students
*presenting one’s own work in seminars
*critically discussing arguments and ideas
*advice by the seminar leader on writing, presenting, and publishing philosophical research, and on how to pursue an academic career

Aims:
Students will:
*become familiar with a range of issues and research areas, relating to the general theme of ‘mind’
*practice presenting their own research
*learn how to better structure their work, clarify their philosophical positions, and improve their arguments
*refine their critical abilities through in-depth discussion of their own ideas and those of others
*gain a better understanding of how to publish philosophical research and pursue an academic career

Assessment and permitted materials

Sample of written work, seminar presentation, group discussion, seminar attendance

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

*attend at least nine of the thirteen seminars
*submit a sample of written work (at least 5000 words and no more than 12,000 words) for group discussion, at least one week in advance of the relevant seminar (50% of overall grade)
*give a 30-minute presentation on the sample of written work and then participate in a 60-minute critical discussion of it (50% of overall grade)

Examination topics

Reading list

No reading is required for the introductory seminar. For each subsequent seminar, all students will read a piece of work-in-progress by a current doctoral student, which will be posted on Moodle at least one week before the seminar.

Association in the course directory

MA M 5

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