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Philosophy courses are stimulating and enjoyable courses covering the major philosophical trends and contributions made by the great minds of our time.

Keep your mind active, challenge your ideas about the world around us and see the meaning of our existence from different perspectives.

Some courses will run as online courses and some will start at Stoke Lodge. You can see the starting venue/format for each course listed below. We reserve the right to change the format of the course, in term, should safety advice change.


Introduction to Philosophy – Part 2

This course will follow on from Part 1, dealing with rationalism including Descartes, Empiricism and philosophy of mind including David Hume, contemporary realism and relativism.  Students can join this course without having attended Part 1.

Thursdays 7pm to 9pm            Leopold Chaligha

12 sessions from 13 January    £168/£100      LPH2A      Stoke Lodge   

This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary, using ZOOM

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Introduction to Philosophy – Part 4 B

This is a fascinating course which will explore influential philosophical conceptions such as the Socratic legacy over the centuries, Postmodernism, Individualism in the context of Theism and Nihilism, Communism and Pluralism. Join the debate about our existential being in the world, its meaning and how these ideas have captured intellectual imagination and shaped human lives across the globe. Keep questioning your knowledge of reality and explore the unknown from various perspectives.  Students can join this course without having attended Part 1 and/or 2 and/or 3, but it would be an advantage to have completed part 1 – 3.

Fridays 10am to 12noon      Leopold Chaligha                                                                                                                                                        

12 sessions from 14 January   £168 / £100         LPH4B        ONLINE   

This course will be delivered ONLINE using ZOOM

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Introduction to Philosophy – Part 5 B

Join us and continue asking the big fundamental questions about life. What is life, what is the meaning of life? What is lived love? Its meaning and implication in our world today?  Is climate change going to reshape this? Keep questioning your knowledge of reality and explore the unknown from various perspectives. What is philosophy of technology? Has this given humanity its full freedom or chained minds into tech-enslavement?  It would be an advantage for students to have completed part 1 – 4.

Thursdays 10am to 12noon      Leopold Chaligha                                                                                                                                                       

12 sessions from 13 January   £168 / £100       LPH5B        ONLINE   

This course will be delivered ONLINE using ZOOM   

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