Philosophy & Mathematical Explorations Courses in London

From the meaning of life to moral dilemmas: explore the big questions that philosophers and thinkers have been pondering for centuries. Our part-time, evening and weekend courses cover a vast range of subjects including politics, art and ethics. Or you can delve into the history and philosophy of mathematics, discovering how it has shaped our scientific understanding from the early Greek innovators to the present day.
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  1. Understanding the modern world

    Understanding the modern world

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the ideas of four key thinkers whose ideas have vitally shaped our world. Examine their views on morality, meaning, the role and status of women, human nature, political and economic injustice and much more.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £70.00

  2. Philosophy and the meaning of life

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £88.00

  3. Wittgenstein and the human sciences

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ludwig Wittgenstein had an enormous influence on the way philosophers thought about the nature of human language. This course considers the difference between Wittgenstein’s early and later philosophy, explores some central themes of his Philosophical Investigations and examines the impact of Wittgenstein’s thought on the human sciences, especially sociology.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £79.00

  4. Philosophies of modernism

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Was Modernism a movement of thought as well as culture? Wrestle with some of the most challenging art, literature and music ever made through the words of practitioners and philosophers.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £96.00

  5. Spatial languages: exploring connectedness

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: International House
    An artists' and philosophers' introduction to topology, with concepts and visual experimentation to the fore.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. Philosophy and the self

    Philosophy and the self

    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    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: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £96.00

  7. 'The Wedding Between Body and Language’: Luce Irigaray’s philosophy of the feminine

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 6 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Luce Irigaray claims that “the language of women reveals itself to be different from that of men”. If true, what are the philosophical consequences?
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

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