Philosophy & mathematical explorations

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  1. A taste of philosophy

    Course Date: Sat 29 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you ever wondered what philosophy is? What do philosophers talk about? Can they tell you the meaning of life or is it just jargon and navel gazing? Come along and find out.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £10.00

  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. Existentialism and culture

    Course Date: Thu 3 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Existential themes of anxiety, anguish, dread, freedom, melancholy, loneliness, death and absurdity pervade the arts from the era of Romanticism onwards. What is the cultural significance and consequence of giving expression to such concerns?
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £26.00

  4. Philosophy and history of mathematics: a brief introduction

    Course Date: Tue 18 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Mathematics is one of humanity's great achievements. Explore fundamental ideas about logic, geometry and numbers in early Greek thought and discover modern debates about how maths underpins science. This course can be taken alone or as an introduction to the philosophy and maths courses running in 2017-18.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

  5. 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

  6. Philosophy of art

    Course Date: Sat 5 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Why do we value art? For the pleasure it gives us, the emotion it expresses, its truthfulness, its form? In this introduction to the philosophy of art we will consider various approaches to these questions and others.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  7. Reasoning with uncertainty

    Course Date: Tue 18 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Real life is often clouded by uncertainty. Covering chance, risk and probability, this course looks at how logic and statistics can guide us in the face of unpredictable outcomes.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

  8. 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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