Places are still available for all evening classes (in Carlton + online) starting the week of Monday, 11 July 2022.
Gorgias: persuasion, power and passion (from Wed 13 July) [BOOKED OUT] : Plato’s dialogue The Gorgias considers the dangers when political and judicial systems are driven by rhetorical persuasion. According to Plato. the entire social discourse risks losing track of the truth. In this course, suitable for beginners and continuing student, we read this foundational work in European political philosophy.
Platonism and Christianity (from Tues 12 July) [BOOKED OUT] delves into the Hellenistic origins of Christianity to find how it soaked up the influence of Greek philosophy across the first five centuries of the common era. Past students say that this course provided them with a whole new perspective not only on Christianity, but on the origins of modern European culture.
Ancient Greek language & the first philosophers continues with Part II (from Monday 11 July). [BOOKED OUT]