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  • Objectives
    Learn about the philosophical works which provide a theoretical basis for the study of history. The course will also help you to understand the contexts in which some of the great works of philosophy were created.
  • Entry requirements
    -GCE/VCE A Levels - ABB (including History) -Two GCE A Levels plus two GCE AS Levels - AB (History) +AB -Scottish Highers - AAAB -Irish Leaving Cert. - AABBB -International Baccalaureate - 33 points -Core Requirements - two GCE A Levels including normally a grade B in GCE A Level History
  • Academic Title
    BA History and Philosophy
  • Course description
    This is a list of modules that have been offered in the past. We expect similar modules to be offered for courses starting in 2009.


    Typical First Year Modules
    Module/Unit 

    -Paths from Antiquity to Modernity 
    -Critical Thinking
    -History of the United States of America 1776-2004
    -Human Rights
    -Matters of Life and Death 
    -Mind, Brain and Personal Identity 
    -Pagans, Christians and Heretics in Medieval Europe
    -Philosophy of Art and Literature 
    -The Disenchantment of the European World 
    -The Making of the Twentieth Century 
    -The Transformation of Britain, 1800 to the Present
    -Areas of Philosophy
    -History of Philosophy 
    -Knowledge, Justification and Doubt
    -Philosophy of Religion 
    -Philosophy of Science  


    Typical Second Year Modules
    Module/Unit

    -Historians and History 
    -A Fragile Freedom Won: The African American Experience 1865-1955 
    -Cold War America 
    -Colonising America: Europeans and the New World, 1450-1763 
    -Contesting Power: Social and Political Thought in History
    -Decolonisation: Britain's Retreat from Empire
    -Descartes and The Empiricists
    -Disease, Medicine and Health Care in Early Modern Europe
    -Ethics: Theoretical and Practical
    -Ethics: Theoretical and Practical
    -Fascism 1918-1945
    -Feminism 
    -Formal Logic 
    -France 1870-1940: Nation Building from Revolution to Military Collapse
    -From World War to Cold War: Europe 1945-1968  
    -Frontiers and Failures: Lost Nations of the Eightenth-Century
    -Gender and Sexuality on Modern Britain, 1850 to the Present 
    -Gender, Culture and Society in Britain 1650-1850 
    -Gender, Culture and Society: Britain 1689 - 1837 
    -Imperial Germany, 1871-1918 
    -Imperialism and Resistance in South Asia, c.1885-1947 
    -Media and Popular Culture in Twentieth-Century Britain 
    -Paradoxes 
    -Philosophy of Art and Literature
    -Philosophy of Law 
    -Philosophy of Mind 
    -Plato
    -Political Philosophy
    -Political Philosophy 
    -Poor Law to Welfare State: Social Change in Britain since 1800 
    -Reference and Truth 
    -Sacred Violence in the Medieval Mediterranean
    -Sacred Violence in the Medieval Mediterranean
    -Southern Africa in the Wider World, 1850-1919 
    -Spain, 1917-1982
    -The Carolingians and the Birth of Europe
    -The European Reformation 
    -The Fall of the Roman Empire in the West 
    -The International History of the State 
    -The Origins of the American Civil War, 1848-1861 
    -The Origins of the Second World War: The Failure of Collective Security 1919-1939 
    -The Rationalists 
    -The Social Contract  
    -The Struggle for England's Soul: Politics, Religion and Cultural Conflict 1560-1640 
    -Theory of Knowledge
    -Tolerance and Dissent in Europe (12th - 16th Centuries) 
    -Topics in Ancient Philosophy
    -Topics in Ancient Philosophy  
    -Warriors, Saints and Heroes in Early Medieval Britain 
     
    Typical Third Year Modules
    Module/Unit

    -The Uses of History  20
    Also available:

    - BA History and Politics
    - BA History and Russian
    - BA History and Sociology

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