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Philosophy (V5)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Philosophy (V500) The critical examination of fundamental beliefs about meaning, truth and reality, right and wrong. Philosophy
Metaphysics (V510) Consideration of the problems in the theories of being and thought. Philosophy
Epistemology (V511) The study of the theory of knowledge. Philosophy
Moral philosophy (V520) The study of the concept of morality and codes of behaviour. Philosophy
Scholastic philosophy (V530) Consideration of philosophical thought of the medieval period. Philosophy
Social philosophy (V540) Consideration of philosophical questions about an individual's responsibility and obligations to society. Philosophy
Philosophy of science (V550) The study of the philosophy of the Sciences, including scientific methodology, the nature of scientific knowledge and the use of formal logic. Philosophy
Mental philosophy (V560) The study of the philosophy of thinking and the mind. Philosophy
Philosophy not elsewhere classified (V590) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Philosophy categories. To be used sparingly. Philosophy