Philosophy & Literature Courses

On-line

How do you know that you know what you know? [seven week course]

7th September 

until 9th 

November 2021. 

Tuesdays 7pm until 8.30pm BST [18:00 until 19:30 UTC]

The branch of philosophy that deals with the theory of knowledge is known as epistemology. We will examine various epistemological theories, which will include an exploration of philosophers such as Hume and Wittgenstein, as we attempt to answer the question: how do we know that we know what we know?

Renaissance Philosophy [six week course]

23rd September 

until 11th 

November 2021.

Thursdays 1pm until 8.30pm BST [12:00 until 13:30 UTC]

The Renaissance, a prolific rebirth of creativity, marked a renewed interest in Greek and Latin Classical culture. It was a movement that placed humans, rather than God, at its centre. This course examines the key thinkers from this time, including Niccolò Machiavelli and Michel de Montaigne.