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Philosophy and Religion

Exercise the grey matter and get to grips with some of the fundamental questions that have challenged and troubled some of the world’s greatest thinkers. And discover how they answered them. Our central CBD location means we are easily accessible by public transport, our tutors are knowledgeable and welcoming.

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The Age of Adolescence: Fact or Fiction?

Explore the meaning of adolescence and delve into the history of its creation. This includes discussing its beginnings, why and how the concept of adolescence was created and the influence it has had on both popular culture and academia. Discuss what society was like when adolescence did not exist, for when you live in a time when 50 is considered... [More]
$81 Limited / $73

<p>Explore the meaning of adolescence and delve into the history of its creation. This includes discussing its beginnings, why and how the concept of adolescence was created and the influence it has

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28 Sep
$81 Limited / $73

<p>Explore the meaning of adolescence and delve into the history of its creation. This includes discussing its beginnings, why and how the concept of adolescence was created and the influence it has

...
28 Sep

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The Way We Learn: Exploring the Concept of Intelligence and How it Impacts Learning

Though formal education tells us the contrary, intelligence is in fact a subjective and relative concept that changes with the tides of time. This means exploring and finding one’s own learning style is crucial to individual educational development. Regardless of what type of intelligence society may be valuing at the time, the one consistent... [More]
$239 Limited / $215

<p>Though formal education tells us the contrary, intelligence is in fact a subjective and relative concept that changes with the tides of time. This means exploring and finding one’s own learning

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12 Oct
$239 Limited / $215

<p>Though formal education tells us the contrary, intelligence is in fact a subjective and relative concept that changes with the tides of time. This means exploring and finding one’s own learning

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12 Oct
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Socrates: The Foundation of Western Society

Socrates is considered to be the founding figure of Western Philosophy. The course examines the historical figure and his ideas; how the ‘Socratic Method’ works; and the profound impact of the ‘idea’ of Socrates in history. Socrates has stood for ideas such as: ‘Wonder is the beginning of wisdom’ and ‘The unexamined life is not worth living’, they... [More]

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Philosophy of Art: Plato to the Postmodern

This course explores the idea that art is not marginal to human concerns, but a key element in emotional, social and psychological life. Many philosophers have proposed that art is not only the highest human achievement but an essential realm which allows humans to imaginatively reconstruct themselves and the worlds they inhabit. From Greek tragedy... [More]

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The (Dis-)order of Things: Philosophy in the 21st Century

Some philosophers argue that philosophy is a search not just for knowledge and understanding, but above all (pun intended!) for wisdom, the chief object of their affection; others argue that it is a matter essentially of consolation; and others argue that it is fundamentally a kind of therapy, an active and practical way of untying the knots in the... [More]

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An Introduction to Religious Art and Architecture

Some of the world’s great buildings and works of art have religious themes or purposes. But what makes a work of art or a building ‘religious’? How might the artist ‘s apparent intention and our own beliefs affect our judgment of the work’s composition and technique? How do we distinguish between religious art and religious kitsch? How much do we... [More]

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