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Philosophy with Art History BA (Hons)

Bring a clarity and rigour to your thinking about topics such as morality, metaphysics, and art and develop key critical thinking and communications skills sought by graduate employers worldwide.

Courses

In each year of your undergraduate programme, you will study the equivalent of four, 30-credit, courses for your honours degree, plus three non-credit bearing courses for your NCH Diploma.

In your first year

Ethics

30 Credits

Study and discuss the works of Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant and Mill… Read More

Logic: Formal & Philosophical

30 Credits

This course introduces students to the language and tools of classical elementary log… Read More

Modern Philosophy

30 Credits

This course focuses on the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries… Read More

Introduction to the History of European Art

30 Credits

An orientation course guiding students how to approach & understand works of art… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Critical Reasoning

0 Credits

Studied in Michaelmas term, introduces students to formal and informal logic… Read More

LAUNCH: Introductory Capabilities

0 Credits

LAUNCH provides students with an understanding of the world of work… Read More

In your second year

Ancient Philosophy

30 Credits

The Ancient Philosophy course surveys ancient Greek philosophy from the pre-Socratics… Read More

Epistemology & Philosophy of Science

30 Credits

This course investigates questions about knowledge and the justification of beliefs… Read More

Metaphysics – NCH

30 Credits

This course investigates the fundamental nature of reality, beginning with ontology… Read More

The Industry of Art: Renaissance & Baroque Patrons, Artists, 
Objects & Consumers

30 Credits

The development of European Art from 1300 to 1650, focusing on Italy in particular… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Science Literacy

0 Credits

Physics, Cosmology, Evolutionary Biology and Neuroscience literacy… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More

In your third year

Two courses from:

Aesthetics

30 Credits

The aesthetic experience and aesthetic objects, their nature and their value… Read More

Kant to Nietzsche

30 Credits

In this course we study Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason and works of major thinkers.… Read More

Philosophy of Mind & Language

30 Credits

Foundational concepts, problems, & theories in the philosophy of mind and language… Read More

Political Philosophy

30 Credits

Study themes of huge interest: authority, liberty, democracy, justice, & the market… Read More

Plus:

Dissertation (Philosophy)

30 Credits

In the final year, each major student writes a 7,000-word philosophy dissertation… Read More

Modern Architecture: 1851 to the present

30 Credits

Study key buildings, urban projects and designed landscapes from 1851 to today… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Applied Ethics

0 Credits

A series of lectures on major ethical challenges and alternative responses… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More

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