Philosophy concepts and ideas

Course code: 18122
Location: Brighton Courthouse
Day/time: Tuesday 2pm-4pm Weekly
Starts: 13 Feb   Ends: 11 Dec

A guided walk through some of the main branches of philosophical thought. Material for each week will be available either online or on paper. Through group discussion we will absorb ideas read during the week and discuss their relevance to ourselves, to the community and the world.

Newcomers to philosophy welcome.

Questions may include: What is a valid argument? What is truth? What is real, Free Will, existence of the unseen, time, right and wrong, beauty and judgement of art.

Useful text VCE Philosophy (2nd edition) Units 1 and 2. If you have it, bring it. If not, don’t buy it.

Malcolm Drysdale  BA, Dip Crim, MSoc Sc, PhD Retired. Sometimes very tired. Lecturer in sociology, Mechanical Engineer, Minister of Religion, General Handyman. Grandpa (that’s where the tired comes in). Painter (mostly oils these days) Children’s book illustrator (5 only) and cartoonist. Traveler, photographer, would-be pianist, (if only I’d started before i was so old). Involved in Philosophy group at Heidelberg U3Af or some years. Website(self designed)

Last updated 2 April 2018