Philosophy & Literature Courses
Philosophy: In Search of Utopia [five week course]
Wednesdays 7pm until 8.30pm GMT [19:00 until 20:30 UTC]
For two and a half millennia philosophers have written blueprints for the perfect society, yet still it remains elusive. Beginning our search with Plato’s Republic, and progressing through to Nozick's Anarchy, State and Utopia, we will try to answer the question: what is the best form of society?
The Philosophy and Literature of Albert Camus [four week course]
24th January until 28th February 2023. Tuesdays 7pm until 8.30pm [19:00 until 20:30 UTC]
“Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.” - Albert Camus. In this on-line course we will delve into the life, literature and philosophy of Existentialist philosopher Albert Camus. Using two of his most famous novels, The Outsider and The Plague, we will explore the concepts of Freedom, the Absurd, and the Meaning of Life.