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Students must attach a cover sheet to all Philosophy essays. The examination for each module takes place at the end of the semester in which the module takes place. Material already assessed in essays may not be used again in examinations. To do so is to be liable to be penalised by 10 marks for the examination question attempted.Students have to take the 'flagship' module, 'Philosophy and Literature', co-taught by a philosopher and a literary theorist. In addition, students must take two further modules: (i) 'Philosophy of the Emotions', (ii) 'Merleau-Ponty'. The other three modules are to be taken from a list of approved modules in other literature schools.The Philosophy Essay Prize is open to Year 12 or Lower 6th students. The aim of the Prize is to encourage able sixth formers to pursue their interest in Philosophy, with the hope that they will be encouraged to read this or related subjects at University. The 2020 competition has closed. You should answer one question only.
University College Dublin has its origins in the mid-nineteenth century under the leadership of the renowned educationalist John Henry Cardinal Newman. Since its foundation in 1854, the University has flourished and made a unique and substantial contribution to the creation of modern Ireland, based on successful engagement with Irish society on every level and across every sphere of activity.Read More
UCD philosophy graduates have established prominent careers in Ireland and internationally as barristers, public policy analysts, human rights activists, journalists and academics. What Will I Study Philosophy is essentially about dialogue and discussion, about giving reasons and examples, about counter-arguments and counter-examples.Read More
Flickering Shadows: Huw Price launches a new series of online essays about a 1973 discussion about Truth between the Oxford philosophers P F Strawson and Gareth Evans Jun 08, 2020 James Hutton, former PhD student at the Faculty of Philosophy, wins Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship 2020.Read More
Please also supply a writing sample of approximately 3,000 words with your application. The writing sample need not be a philosophy essay, as any writing that demonstrates clarity of thought and critical thinking skills can suffice. However, an essay that provided evidence of interest in philosophical concepts and argumentation would be.Read More
Find A Masters. Search Postgraduate Masters Modules in Philosophy at University College Dublin.Read More
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Off About the competition. The Sheffield Philosophy Essay Prize is an annual competition for Years 10, 11 and 12. The aims of this prize are threefold: firstly, to widen interest in philosophy and in studying philosophy at university level among students who would not otherwise be exposed to the subject; secondly, to encourage ambitious and talented secondary school students considering.Read More
This large-scale collaborative initiative between the University of Limerick (UL), University College Dublin (UCD) and Maynooth University (MU) will train a cohort of PhD students with world-class foundational understanding in the horizontal themes of Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Machine Learning.Read More
Dr Ingram is professor emeritus in University College Dublin. She has published extensively in political and social theory, particularly on the philosophy of rights, social justice, pluralism, state and nation, constitutional patriotism, and cosmopolitanism. She has held a Jean Monnet Research fellowship at the European University Institute, as well as visiting fellowships at St Andrews.Read More