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January 2018
London School of Philosophy
Monday 15th January
Spring Term 2018, Mondays, 11:00 – 13:00, ten weeks starting 15th January Course Tutor: Mark Fielding. To enrol, please e-mail Mark (mark[at]londonschoolofphilosophy.org).
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
London School of Philosophy
Monday 15th January
Spring Term 2018, Mondays, 13:00 – 15:00, ten weeks starting 15th January Course Tutor: Jane O’Grady. When you are angry or sad are you just having physical sensations? Or are anger or sadness, instead, ways of perceiving the situation you are in? Are emotions a distortion of our true (rational) nature, or…
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
London School of Philosophy
Monday 15th January
Spring Term 2018, Mondays, 15:00 – 17:00, ten weeks starting 15th January Course Tutor: Meade McCloughan. This term we will considering Schelling’s 1799 First Outline of a System of the Philosophy of Nature (1799). See course outline for more information. To enrol, please e-mail Meade (meade[at]londonschoolofphilosophy.org).
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
London School of Philosophy
Monday 15th January
Spring Term 2018, Mondays, 17:00 – 19:00, ten weeks starting 15th January Course Tutors: Mark Fielding and Jane O’Grady. This is a general Introduction to Philosophy based on the individual course of the same name which is part of the University of London International Programme in Philosophy. Students who register for this examination will benefit from…
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
Spring Term 2018, Mondays, 19:00 – 21:00, ten weeks starting 15th January Course Tutor: Meade McCloughan. How should we, as historical beings, understand ourselves and our place in history? Are we moving forward, and if so, how and to what? Or should we be looking back, to understand how we got to…
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
London School of Philosophy
Monday 15th January
Spring Term 2018, Mondays, 19:00 – 21:00, ten weeks starting 15th January Course Tutor: Keith Barrett. Jacques Lacan was one of the most innovative thinkers of the 20th century, bringing together philosophy and psychoanalysis to create a subtle and powerful vision of the human condition that has been uniquely influential on the…
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
London School of Philosophy
Tuesday 16th January
Spring Term 2018, Tuesdays, 11:00 – 13:00, ten weeks starting 16th January Course Tutor: Anja Steinbauer. Might Nietzsche be right, claiming that lying is “a condition of life?” – Or Kant, arguing that lying means annihilating human dignity? Is it ever acceptable for governments to lie to the public or for individuals…
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
London School of Philosophy
Tuesday 16th January
Spring Term 2018, Tuesdays, 14:00 – 15:00, ten weeks starting 16th January Course Tutor: Anja Steinbauer. An interactive reading group. This year we will study Immanuel Kant’s Metaphysics of Morals (1797-98) [NOT the Groundwork to the Metaphysics of Morals]. The term-fee is only £20, reflecting the shortness of the meetings. To enrol, please e-mail Anja (anja[at]philosophynow.org).
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
London School of Philosophy
Tuesday 16th January
Spring Term 2018, Tuesdays, 15:00 – 17:00, ten weeks starting 16th January Course Tutor: Anja Steinbauer. This course will explore the ideas of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle set in the context of their time. We will read passages from some of the famous but importantly also from some of the less standardly…
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
London School of Philosophy
Tuesday 16th January
Spring Term 2018, Tuesdays, 17:00 – 19:00, ten weeks starting 16th January Course Tutor: John Holroyd. What ideas about human nature and how best to live, lie under the surface of modern western culture and its multi-cultures? We shall explore a range of ideologies that to a lesser or greater extent make…
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
London School of Philosophy
Tuesday 16th January
Spring Term 2018, Tuesdays, 19:00 – 21:00, ten weeks starting 16th January Course Tutor: Mark Fielding Martin Heidegger is amongst the most influential and important thinkers of the 20th Century. The first part of the course covers his magnum opus, Being and Time (1927). We then move on to consider his later writings on…
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
London School of Philosophy
Tuesday 16th January
Spring Term 2018, Tuesdays, 19:00 – 21:00, ten weeks starting 16th January Course Tutor: Jane O’Grady. From the Enlightenment to 1900. ‘Daring to know’ and the rule of reason, liberation from priests and kings – to the overruling of reason, rise of naturalism, and death of God. Berkeley, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel,…
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
April 2018
London School of Philosophy
Monday 23rd April
Summer Term 2018, Mondays, 11:00 – 13:00, ten weeks starting 23rd April Course Tutor: Mark Fielding Charlie Chaplin, Star Wars, Marilyn Monroe, Dr Strangelove. The cultural, social, and political impact of film has made it a central part of our lives — but why? This short course provides an opportunity to discuss…
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
Summer Term 2018, Mondays, 13:00 – 15:00, ten weeks starting 23rd April Course Tutor: Jane O’Grady. In what circumstances would you save the lives of five people by letting one person die? How free are you? Are you the same person you were twenty years ago? In any case, who on earth…
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
London School of Philosophy
Monday 23rd April
Summer Term 2018, Mondays, 15:00 – 17:00, ten weeks starting 23rd April Course Tutor: Meade McCloughan. See course outline for more information. To enrol, please e-mail Meade (meade[at]londonschoolofphilosophy.org).
Tue, 22nd Aug, 2017
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