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BA HONOURS IN PHILOSOPHY (HPL)

          Level 2 :  A student shall register for 6 core courses on offer and 6 optional courses (or the equivalent of 60 course units) from the list below.

Level 3 :  A student shall take and pass 4 core courses on offer, provided they were not taken at Level 2, and 4 optional

courses from the list below or the equivalent of 40 course units, provided they were not taken at  Level 2, and a Dissertation.

Level Course Code Description Prerequisite Course Units Status
2 HPL0010 Formal Logic 10 Core
HPL0020 Advanced Logic 10
HPL0030 Moral Philosophy 10
HPL0040 Contemporary Ethics 10
HPL0070 The Pre-Socratics 10
HPL0080 Socrates to Epicurus 10
HPL0090 17th and 18th Century Rationalism 10
HPL0100 17th and 18th Century Empiricism 10
HPL0410 Classical Metaphysics 10
HPL0420 Contemporary Metaphysics 10
HPL0430 History of Epistemology 10
HPL0440 Contemporary Epistemology 10
HPL0110 History of African Philosophy 10 Optional
HPL0120 Contemporary African Philosophy 10
HPL0170 History of the Philosophy of Science 10
HPL0180 Contemporary Philosophy of Science 10
HPL0130 Philosophy of the Mind 10
HPL0140 Philosophy of Action 10
HPL0290 History of Medical Ethics 10
HPL0300 Issues in Medical Ethics 10
HPL0250 Classical Philosophy of Religion 10
HPL0260 Contemporary Philosophy of Religion 10
HPL0230 Skepticism and Theories of Knowledge 10
HPL0240 Scope of Knowledge 10
HPL0450 The Nature of Political Philosophy 10
HPL0400

Issues in Contemporary Social and Political

Philosophy

10
HPL0460 Philosophy and the Problem of Death 20
HPL0470 Philosophical Investigations into the Social Teachings of the Church 20
HPL0480 Philosophy and the Problem of AIDS in Contemporary Zimbabwe 20
3 HPL0490 Formal Logic 10

Core

HPL0500 Advanced Logic 10
HPL0510 Moral Philosophy 10
HPL0520 Contemporary Ethics 10
HPL0530 The Pre-Socratics 10
HPL0080 Socrates to Epicurus 10
HPL0090 17th and 18th Century Rationalism 10
HPL0540 17th and 18th Century Empiricism 10
HPL0550 Classical Metaphysics 10
HPL0560 Contemporary Metaphysics 10
HPL0570 History of Epistemology 10
HPL0580 Contemporary Epistemology 10
HPL3370 Dissertation 40
HPL0600 History of African Philosophy 10

Optional

HPL0610 Contemporary African Philosophy 10
HPL0620 Marxist Philosophy 10
HPL0630 Contemporary Marxism 10
HPL0640 History of the Philosophy of Science 10
HPL0650 Contemporary Philosophy of Science 10
HPL0660 Philosophy of the Mind 10
HPL0670 Philosophy of Action 10
HPL0680 History of Medical Ethics 10
HPL0300 Issues in Medical Ethics 10
HPL0690 History of the Philosophy of Education 10
HPL0700 Contemporary Philosophy of Education 10
HPL0710 Classical Philosophy of Religion 10
HPL0720 Contemporary Philosophy of Religion 10
HPL0730 Skepticism and Theories of Knowledge 10
HPL0740 Scope of Knowledge 10
HPL0750 The Nature of Political Philosophy 10
HPL0760 Issues in Contemporary Social and Political Philosophy 10
HPL0770 Death’s Impact on Philosophy &Theology 20
HPL0780 Philosophical Investigations into the Problems of War and Ideals of Peace 20
HPL0790 The Meaning of Life and Philosophy 20
HPL0800 Philosophical Investigations into the Social Teachings of the Churches 20
HPL0310 Ethical Theories in Business 10
HPL0320 Ethics in the Business Environment 10
HPL0330 Aristotle’s Ethics and Politics 10
HPL0340 Aristotle’s Metaphysics 10
HPL0350 Theories of Language 10
HPL0360 Language and Meaning 10
HPL0810 Special Subject 20
HPL0820 Philosophy and the Problem of Death 20
HPL0830 Philosophy and the Problem of AIDS in Contemporary Zimbabwe 20

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