Philosophy & mathematical explorations

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  1. Aesthetics: art and anti-art

    Aesthetics: art and anti-art

    Course Date: Tue 2 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Bringing philosophy together with art criticism, sociology and cultural anthropology, this course examines answers from a range of thinkers to two basic questions: what is art? And is beauty in the eye of the beholder?
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £52.00

  2. Circling the Greek square

    Course Date: Sat 27 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Heraclitus, Parmenides, Plato, and Aristotle founded western thought. Their thinking is not finished but continually refreshed and unfolded in contemporary intellectual innovation and, furthermore, in relation to Asian philosophical traditions.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  3. Introduction to political philosophy

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What are the ends and means of politics? Interweaving modern history and politics with key philosophical texts, study and debate the ideas, ideologies and concepts underpinning our thinking about the organisation of society.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £66.00

  4. Philosophy and history of calculus

    Course Date: Tue 2 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Calculus is one of the great intellectual achievements of the modern age. Discover paradoxes of the continuum, Enlightenment theories of change, the nineteenth-century quest for rigour and the geometric miracles they produced. This course assumes you are familiar with material covered in the preparatory course, ‘Philosophy & history of maths: a brief introduction’. If you have not attended the latter, please check the course outline for more information about level before enrolling.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £74.00

  5. Philosophy and the meaning of life

    Course Date: Tue 2 May 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Some philosophers have insisted that philosophy should explain the meaning of our existence. What does it mean for us to be? And how then should we live? This course examines some seriously philosophical answers.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £70.00

  6. Philosophy and the self

    Philosophy and the self

    Course Date: Thu 4 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What is the self? Do you have a true self and false selves? Is there perhaps no such thing as the self? This course explores the problem of personal identity from philosophical, sociological and psychological points of view.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £74.00

  7. Topics in the philosophy of religion

    Topics in the philosophy of religion

    Course Date: Thu 4 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What kind of evidence would we need to believe that God exists, and is immortality even desirable? This course explores in detail those topics within the philosophy of religion that important thinkers still grapple with.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £35.00

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