Course fee: £81 full fee, £54 concessionary rate. See below for more details.
Spring Term 2019, Mondays, 18:00 – 20:00, six weeks starting 25th February
Course Tutor: John Holroyd
How should we live? What values are important? How should we tackle pressing issues of our time? This course will investigate what philosophy has to say about these questions, touching on topics such as the relative importance of the individual vs the community, the role of evolution and the capacity of reason to guide us. We will debate these issues using evidence and argument. The course assumes no prior knowledge of philosophy at all but it is a valuable introduction to philosophical thinking and application.
To enrol, please e-mail John (johnholroyd100[at]gmail.com).
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Spring Term 2019, Thursdays, 18:00 – 20:00, six weeks from 28th February to 4th April
Course Tutor: Anja Steinbauer.
What is beauty? Who decides what should be considered art? How can our aesthetic experience be explained? The course will address these and other salient questions in philosophical aesthetics. Lively discussions in class will be supported by visual examples as well as optional background reading, as we draw on the writings of prominent thinkers such as Plato, Kant, Hume and Tolstoy.
To enrol, please e-mail Anja (anja[at]philosophynow.org).
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