Philosophy Papers at Tauranga (2020)

Philosophy exposes and addresses problems, including ethical problems, problems about science, logical problems and problems about the nature of reality.

Philosophy is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Arts (BA) and the Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc). Philosophy may also be taken as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.

To complete Philosophy as a single major for the BA and BSocSc, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Philosophy, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level.

To complete Philosophy as part of a double major for the BA, BSocSc or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Philosophy, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level.

To complete a minor in Philosophy, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Philosophy major, including at least 30 points above 100 level.



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  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    PHILO103Critical Thinking20A (Online), 20A (Tauranga), 20B (Online), 20G (Online) & 20P (Online)
    This paper helps students to engage critically with the sorts of arguments encountered both inside and outside the University.
    PHILO150The Big Questions: An Introduction to Philosophy20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga)
    An introduction to philosophical problems in the areas of knowledge and mind, value theory, metaphysics and religion.

2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 26 May 2020 8:32am

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