Minor Programme in Philosophy

Students seeking to pursue the study of a minor programme would need to fulfil 15 units of courses specified by the offering department/programme, and note that no registration priority will be given to enrolment in minor courses. Upon completion of the 15 units required for the minor programmes, students should apply to the Academic Registry for approval.

The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

I) Required Courses 3 units
II) Elective Courses 12 units
    15 units


I. Required Courses 3 units
  One of the following courses:  
  RELI1005 Quest for Truth and Meaning 3 units
  RELI2007 Problems of Philosophy 3 units
II. Elective Courses 12 units
  Four of the following courses, at least one 3-unit course at Level 3 or 4 is required: 
  RELI2025 Social Justice, Liberalism and Economic Equality 3 units
  RELI3006 Major Streams in Chinese Philosophy 3 units
  RELI3007 Philosophy, Meaning and Knowledge 3 units
  RELI3015 Existence and Reality 3 units
  RELI3016 Philosophy, Morality and Society 3 units
  RELI3027 Existentialism and Nihilism 3 units
  RELI3035 Philosophical Issues in Chinese Religion 3 units
  RELI3045 Contemporary Ethical Problems 3 units
  RELI3046 Hermeneutics 3 units
  RELI3055 Logic and Scientific Methodology 3 units
  RELI3056 Philosophy of Mind, Consciousness, and Personal Identity 3 units
  RELI3057 Philosophy, Modernism and Postmodernism 3 units
  RELI3065 History of Modern Western Philosophy: From Descartes to Marx 3 units
  RELI3066 The Meaning of Humanity: The Philosophies of
Kierkegaard and Nietzsche
3 units
  RELI3067 Modern Logic and Logics in Religious Discourse 3 units
  RELI4005 Philosophy of Religion 3 units
  RELI4006 Comparative Philosophy: East and West 3 units
  RELI4016 Selected Topics/Readings in Philosophy 3 units
  RELI4047 Mind in Chinese Buddhist Philosophy 3 units
  RELI4055 Philosophy of Language and Chinese Philosophy 3 units
  RELI4056 Philosophy, Religion, and Market Economy 3 units
    15 units


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