Metaphysics

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Metaphysics

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Philosophy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    This course introduces students to a number of major issues in metaphysics. It familiarises students with the main positions and arguments within each topic, and enables students to deploy these arguments for themselves.
    This course will provide the opportunity to:
    • gain a good understanding of the nature and methods of contemporary metaphysics
    • familiarise themselves with a number of central metaphysical questions, debates and theories;
    • engage in these debates themselves, both orally and in writing.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.