Course syllabus



SEMESTER 2, 2020

15 points

Course Convenor: 

Prof. Chris Martin -

 LecturerProf. Chris Martin -

Course delivery format:

2 hours of lectures and 1 hour optional discusson.

(Timetable and room details can be viewed on Student Services Online)

 Summary of Course Description:              

The course provides an introduction to some of the most important questions dealt with by some of the most important philosophers in the middle ages. The questions and the answers given to them have shaped the western christian view of the world and consequently the way in which we all think about ourselves.

 Course outcomes:

By the end of the course students should have acquired an appreciation of how the discussions mediaeval philosophers have contributed to modern thought and some understanding of the arguments that they employed.

 Assessment Summary:

50% essay

50% 3 hour exam

 Workload and deadlines for submission of coursework:           

The University of Auckland's expectation is that students spend 10 hours per week on a 15-point course, including time in class and personal study. Students should manage their academic workload and other commitments accordingly. Deadlines for coursework are set by course convenors and will be advertised in course material. You should submit your work on time. In extreme circumstances, such as illness, you may seek an extension but you may be required to provide supporting information before the assignment is due. Late assignments without a pre-approved extension may be penalised by loss of marks – check course information for details.



Optional Discussion Hour: 


Lecturer:  Chris Martin.

Office:    Humanities 433.

Office Hours:  


Course summary:

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