More Philosophical Fragments, Dr. Patrick Quinn

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More Philosophical Fragments, Dr. Patrick Quinn

Contact Person

UCD Adult Education Courses
www.ucd.ie/all

Telephone

01 716 7123

Date

Wednesdays from 30 January 2019

Time

10am-12pm

Location

dlr Lexicon

Event Description

More Philosophical Fragments with tutor Dr. Patrick Quinn

Room 2, Level 5

Wednesdays 10am-12pm

30 January-20 March 2019, Fee €160

This course examines some philosophers’ views on the following topics: Plotinus on speaking of the One, Hannah Arendt on human beings and terror, Simone Weil on detachment, Bertrand Russell on conflict, Immanuel Levinas’ concept of escape, Hans Georg Gadamer on poetry and punctuations and Mary Midgley on values. No previous knowledge of philosophy is necessary though it may be useful and class discussion is encouraged as a contribution to learning.

Booking essential: UCD Adult Education Courses Enrol online at www.ucd.ie/all or phone 01 716 7123 or email adult.education@ucd.ie for further information.

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