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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 a grand old age and (if female) you’re married off at 13, there is no room for the identity crisis we now define as adolescence. With... [More]
$81 Limited inc GST / $73
The Age of Adolescence: Fact or Fiction?

<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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$81 Limited inc GST / $73
The Age of Adolescence: Fact or Fiction?

<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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Nietzsche: An Introduction

Nietzsche is famous for his theories of: Nihilism; The Eternal Return; Will to Power; Master/ Slave Morality; God is dead; Free Spirits. This course we will undertake a comprehensive introduction to these ideas and many more. We will read selections from Nietzsche’s early, middle and late works; we will see the development of his ideas and grapple with his complex, poetic /philosophical style. Central to Nietzsche’s philosophy of life, is that he wants to teach people to live as... [More]
$278 Limited inc GST / $250
Nietzsche: An Introduction

<p>Nietzsche is famous for his theories of: Nihilism; The Eternal Return; Will to Power; Master/ Slave Morality; God is dead; Free Spirits. This course we will undertake a comprehensive introduction

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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 knowledge the learner can have (unfettered by the surrounding opinions of their social environment) is the recognition of their own type of... [More]
$239 Limited inc GST / $215
The Way We Learn: Exploring the Concept of Intelligence and How it Impacts Learning

<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

...
$239 Limited inc GST / $215
The Way We Learn: Exploring the Concept of Intelligence and How it Impacts Learning

<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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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

The End of Socialism?

This course seeks to explore Socialism as an ‘ideal’ practical political system. An ideal that apparently has all but disappeared from our agenda in contemporary political debate. The origins of Socialism will be explored, in particular, its relationship to Capitalism; its key tenets identified and assessed. The successes &/or failures of Socialism as a practical political system will be analyzed, in terms of the ‘records’ of self-professed ‘Socialist’ regimes in, e.g. Latin... [More]
$102 Limited inc GST / $92
The End of Socialism?

<p>This course seeks to explore Socialism as an ‘ideal’ practical political system. An ideal that apparently has all but disappeared from our agenda in contemporary political debate. The origins of

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Introduction to Kant

Kant is a towering figure in the history of Philosophy, he profoundly influences all later developments in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political theory and aesthetics. He synthesized early modern rationalism and empiricism. In this course we will take his three major works: Critique of Pure Reason;( science and the categories of the human mind) Critique of Practical Reason; (the basis of morality and law) Critique of the Power of Judgment, (the human relation to nature and... [More]
$278 Limited inc GST / $250
Introduction to Kant

<p>Kant is a towering figure in the history of Philosophy, he profoundly influences all later developments in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political theory and aesthetics. He synthesized early

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$278 Limited inc GST / $250
Introduction to Kant

<p>Kant is a towering figure in the history of Philosophy, he profoundly influences all later developments in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political theory and aesthetics. He synthesized early

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

The Courage to Be: Philosophy in the 21st Century

Many philosophers have reflected profoundly on the nature of courage, its ontological, existential and ethical meaning and value, and its connection with human flourishing. We focus on the work of Socrates and the Stoics, Aristotle and Aquinas, Kant, Nietzsche, Tillich and modern existentialism. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face SUGGESTED READING Plato, The Life and Death of Socrates Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Bertrand Russell, The Wisdom of the West, History of Western Philosophy Paul... [More]
$113 Limited inc GST / $102
The Courage to Be: Philosophy in the 21st Century

<p>Many philosophers have reflected profoundly on the nature of courage, its ontological, existential and ethical meaning and value, and its connection with human flourishing. We focus on the work of

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In the Footsteps of Moses

The Exodus is one of the best known, if mysterious journeys in antiquity. We visit Petra, Wadi Rum, Mt. Nebo where Moses first saw the Promised Land, Madaba, Jericho before making our way to Jerusalem. This is a journey through the lands of some of the world’s oldest known civilisations – the lands of the Bible – Jordan and Palestine. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face SUGGESTED READING Moses the Lawgiver, Thomas Keneally, Collins 1975 In the footsteps of Moses, Moshe Pearlma, Leon Amiel... [More]
$49 Limited inc GST
In the Footsteps of Moses

<p>The Exodus is one of the best known, if mysterious journeys in antiquity. We visit Petra, Wadi Rum, Mt. Nebo where Moses first saw the Promised Land, Madaba, Jericho before making our way to

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

An Islamic Art Journey through the Ottoman Empire

Islamic Art of the Ottoman Period was expressed in architecture, calligraphy, manuscript painting, textiles, and ceramics. A unique feature of Islamic society was the mobility of its population. Cross fertilisation of ideas and designs occurred through trade and during the annual pilgrimage of the Haj. This gave wonderful opportunities to Islamic artists to absorb new ideas and influences from all over the world. These are expressed in garden design, plant- based decoration of... [More]

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