Philosophy (V5)

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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. fl.CugSubject
Metaphysics (V510) Consideration of the problems in the theories of being and thought. fl.CugSubject
Epistemology (V511) The study of the theory of knowledge. fl.CugSubject
Moral philosophy (V520) The study of the concept of morality and codes of behaviour. fl.CugSubject
Scholastic philosophy (V530) Consideration of philosophical thought of the medieval period. fl.CugSubject
Social philosophy (V540) Consideration of philosophical questions about an individual's responsibility and obligations to society. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject
Mental philosophy (V560) The study of the philosophy of thinking and the mind. fl.CugSubject
Philosophy not elsewhere classified (V590) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Philosophy categories. To be used sparingly. fl.CugSubject