Philosophy explores the problems that shape our everyday lives, including whether the mind is part of the body and whether we have free will. Beginning with an overview, each class will focus on a specific philosopher, including Friedrich Nietzsche, Frances Wright, David Hume and Mary Warnock
Course Code: 03 114 Wednesday 2.00 – 4.00 Starts 2 October – 5 weeks Fee: £40/£35
We’ll look at different ideas about how our lives together might be organized. We’ll also consider problems thrown up by any political system, such as justice and what the limits should be of both state and individual power. Featured philosophers: Emma Goldman, Alasdair Macintyre, Hannah Arendt and Robert Nozick.
Course Code: 03 215 Wednesday 6.30 – 8.30 Starts 22 January – 5 weeks Fee: £40/£35
This course will explore some of the difficulties that African Philosophy has had in becoming visible in the West. We will also look at some key philosophical traditions and philosophical problems, including concepts of personhood in West African philosophical traditions and Conversational Philosophy, and Africana Philosophy.
Course Code: 03 305 Wednesday 6.30 – 8.30 Starts 15 April – 5 weeks Fee: £40/£35