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HMT1000 A History of Ideas

Short Description: A History of Ideas
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090399 - Studies in Human Society n.e.c
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 21 May 2019

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course provides a survey of some of the most significant currents of ideas that have shaped contemporary global society. Each week, the course introduces a broad theme or concept, charting its history over time, identifying key academic theories pertinent to it, and demonstrating how they are applied in various disciplinary contexts. Specifically, it looks at the evolution of political thought, social and cultural categories, and the philosophical and artistic movements that continue to shape Western society today.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online