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Sorry, this course is not currently available on the website. The usual reason for this to happen is that the course is either no longer running or has already run. If you believe this to be incorrect please contact us using our enquiry form.

Below are a selection of courses that we are running, based on the subject of the course you were looking for:

  • Has Science shown that Free Will is An Illusion?
    You might think you are free to choose whether to come to this weekend school or not. But are you right? Not if ‘Hard Determinism’ is true.
  • Critical Reasoning: A Romp Through the Foothills of Logic (Online)
    Reasoning enables us to acquire knowledge, to persuade others, and to evaluate their arguments. But only if we reason well. We shall be learning how to recognise, evaluate, construct and analyse arguments, and how to recognise common fallacies.
  • Disability and the Right to Life: Would the disabled be better off dead?
    In August 2014 Richard Dawkins tweeted in reply to a woman who discussed the ethical dilemma she would feel if she found she was carrying a baby with Downs Syndrome Abort it and try again.
  • Philosophy and Psychiatry: Mind, Value and Mental Health
    Presented by the Faculty of Philosophy and the Department for Continuing Education, this summer school and conference will explore the areas in which philosophy of mind and ethics (philosophy of value) come into contact with issues about mental health.
  • Philosophy of Mind (Online)
    The philosophy of mind is concerned with questions about the nature of mind and the relation between our minds and the physical world. This course provides is an introduction to the mind-body problem, one of the most intractable problems in philosophy.

Alternatively you can perform a keyword search on all our courses using the 'Find courses' box on this page.

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