Course Information: Introduction to Philosophy Part 3

course code

PP3F
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Join us in this enjoyable and stimulating course and in which we examine major philosophical trends and contributions made by great minds of our time. Students can join this course without having attended Part 1 and/ or 2.

When and Where

Dates

From 24 Apr 2020 to 03 Jul 2020
Fri 10:00-12:00
for 9 weeks

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24 Apr 2020
10:00 to 12:00
01 May 2020
10:00 to 12:00
15 May 2020
10:00 to 12:00
22 May 2020
10:00 to 12:00
05 Jun 2020
10:00 to 12:00
12 Jun 2020
10:00 to 12:00
19 Jun 2020
10:00 to 12:00
26 Jun 2020
10:00 to 12:00
03 Jul 2020
10:00 to 12:00

Location

Stoke Lodge
Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


with Leopold Chaligha

Cost

Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is 114 , the concession rate is 70. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions

Description

In this stimulating course we will examine major philosophical trends and contributions from great minds of our time. Keep your mind active, challenge your ideas about the universe and see the meaning of our existence from different perspectives. Students can join this course without having attended Part 1 and/ or 2.

What can students expect?

- Stimulating discussion about the meaning of human existence in our contemporary world, challenging our own perceptions and perspectives of knowledge and reality.

- Part 3 will analyse the philosophical trends of our times. Political philosophy and the challenges of Democracy, Installation theory, Philosophical feminism,
behavioural philosophy, Consciousness and Ethics, and many other critical thinking topics. We examine contemporary challenges of globalisation as well as populism.
- The learning experience is meant to stimulate and keep the mind active while developing critical thinking in all aspects of social, political, cultural and scientific life.

Late starters allowed?

Yes, if there are still places available

Previous experience required?

No Not at all. You only need to have a sense of wonder, curiosity and desire to know. You do not need previous experience of Philosophy but having done Part I and 2 would be an advantage.

What is the progression route?

After this course, you may choose to do particular aspects or modules with the Open University or other Universities.

What should students bring?

Pen and paper, and an open mind, ready to ask questions

Teaching method/style?

- Presentation of ideas by the tutor
- Discussion in small groups, Discussion in the larger group,
- Listening so selected sections of podcasts