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NUPSA Philosophy Workshops


In a Western Universities philosophy courses are usually structured in one of several ways:

These subjects, one per fortnight, were voted for from a longer list of subjects. Fortunately, the selections will give us a taste of each of these approaches.

Changes To Topics

  1. What even is Philosophy?
  2. Ethics: Virtues, Morals, Ends and Means
  3. Epistemology: Introduction to Truth and Knowledge
  4. Plato vs. Aristotle
  5. Rhetoric and Logic: How To Think And Argue

In future:

  1. Theory 2000: late 20th and early 21st century philosophy
  2. Aesthetics
  3. Political Philosophy
  4. Practical workshop: Ancient Greek Rhetoric for essay writing and presentations
  5. Practical workshop: Ancient Roman Rhetoric for essay writing and presentations
  6. Artificial Semiosis: a parsimonious theory of artificial intelligence, learning, cognition, sentience and free will (2hr special lecture presenting my own views)