Fascinating Philosophical Quotations

Ref: C3747450

This interactive and thought-provoking Philosophy short course explores, contextualises and illuminates a variety of quotations from different philosophers throughout the ages, encouraging you to think critically about them. A range of branches of philosophy will be included and fundamental philosophical terms and concepts explored.

Course aim

To elucidate, explore and critically discuss a variety of quotations (from different philosophers throughout the ages) and examine their philosophical contexts.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers
  • No prior knowledge is required, but a good grasp of English is essential

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explain three philosophical quotations.
  • Identify the philosophical contexts of three quotations.
  • Identify the main criticisms of three of the philosophical theories covered.
  • Think critically about two issues arising from the content of the course.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use the WEA’s video learning platform, Zoom. You will also need a personal email address to join our digital learning platform, Canvas.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Fascinating Philosophical Quotations

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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