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Philosophy and Relgion

Explore some of the profound and profane issues and questions which have interested and challenged humanity across the ages. Find out what the great philosophers like Socrates and Nietzsche and great theologians like Hippo and Aquinas have said, and their impact on existential debates. Not only learn, but discuss your own insights into the big-picture discussions of life and death.


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The Rise and Fall of Christianity in Australia

<p>At Federation in 1901, almost all Australians identified as Christian and half the adult population regularly attended services of worship. Most children went to Sunday school or Sunday mass. Today

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$293 Limited inc GST / $264

Philosophy of Fiction: The Novel

<p>The course will begin by discussing the features which constitute a ‘novel’, and the history of its emergence from other forms of narrative. We will also discuss issues such as: Para text and

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$180 Limited inc GST / $162

God in the Lodge - Religious Beliefs of Australia's Prime Ministers

<p>Most of Australia’s leaders since Federation believed in God. Some were serious Christians and very few were indifferent towards religion. In this new course, Roy Williams explores the spiritual

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$293 Limited inc GST / $264

Philosophy of Work in the Age of AI

<p>Work is a subject with a long philosophical history. Some of the most influential philosophical systems devote considerable attention to questions concerning who should work, how they should work,

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$293 Limited inc GST / $264

Philosophy of Work in the Age of AI

<p>Work is a subject with a long philosophical history. Some of the most influential philosophical systems devote considerable attention to questions concerning who should work, how they should work,

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$120 Limited inc GST / $108

The Age of the "Post-Human"

<p>Some argue that we are living in an age of “post-humanism”. Is humanism an exhausted paradigm? If so, what will replace it? Indeed, what does it mean to be “human” in the Posthuman age?</p>

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$120 Limited inc GST / $108

The Eudaimonian Question - Virtues, Vices, Happiness and Flourishing

<p>Many philosophers link happiness and flourishing to living well and doing good. But what is the place and significance of virtues (and indeed vices) in today’s interconnected and increasingly

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$120 Limited inc GST / $108

Life in the Universe

<p>Around 13.8 billion years ago our Universe was born. It has now countless galaxies with a possibility of millions to billions of planets in each galaxy. Scientists now have discovered many

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$120 Limited inc GST / $108

Life in the Universe

<p>Around 13.8 billion years ago our Universe was born. It has now countless galaxies with a possibility of millions to billions of planets in each galaxy. Scientists now have discovered many

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