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Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling.

Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available.


Philosophy comes from the Greek word philosophia meaning “love of wisdom”.

Our philosophy courses will teach you how to use the tools of logic and reason to analyse the ways in which humans experience the world.

Your philosophy training will enable you to think carefully, critically, and with clarity. You will also learn how to take a logical approach to addressing challenging questions, reason well and evaluate the reasoning of others.

From the meaning of life to moral dilemmas, you’ll explore the big questions that philosophers and thinkers have been pondering for millennia.

Our philosophy short courses are open to everyone, so sign up today and become a better thinker.

Philosophy Course: Introduction to Phenomenology

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Phenomenology has been, and still remains one of the most significant philosophical movements of the 20th and 21st centuries. Phenomenology attempts to take the relationship between body and experience seriously, and find the complex inter-relation of body to mind, consciousness and language. Phenomenology is a vibrant part of contemporary philosophy and the theory has had many applications in fields such... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Introduction to Phenomenology

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Introduction to Philosophy Course I

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. This introductory philosophy course provides an understanding of the history of philosophy... [More]
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Introduction to Philosophy Course I

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Philosophy Course: The Late Middle Ages and Renaissance

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. In this course, we will consider the literature of Dante and the role of sex and sin in... [More]
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Philosophy Course: The Late Middle Ages and Renaissance

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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of Money, Debt and Trust

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. This course examines the connection between money, debt and trust as the three foundations... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of Money, Debt and Trust

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Philosophy Course: Knowing, Believing, and (Avoiding) ‘Truthiness’

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. What should you believe in? How do you know? In today’s climate of ‘truthiness*’:... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Knowing, Believing, and (Avoiding) ‘Truthiness’

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Philosophy Course: Formal Logic and Arguments

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. This course offers a basic introduction to symbolic logic and deductive arguments,... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Formal Logic and Arguments

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Philosophy in the 21st Century Course: Ten Great Contemporary Thinkers

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Aims This course aims to provide a broad introduction to the most important issues of our... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of Latin America

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. From its beginnings, Latin American philosophy exhibited a unique perspective on many... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Aristotle - Ancient Wisdom

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Aristotle was the polymath of the Ancient world he wrote on: ethics, politics, mathematics,... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Hannah Arendt

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Hannah Arendt wrote some of the most profound philosophy of the twentieth century. Her work... [More]
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