Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)
Domain / Subject : General/Others
Function : General
Trainer name : Mr Istvan Musza
Starts on : 17th Sep 2014
Duration : 10 Weeks
Difficulty : Advanced
About the course
This course is based around some intriguing and exciting philosophical puzzles that have vexed philosophers through the ages. Designed to get you thinking for yourself by throwing you (and your course-mates) straight into the difficulties so you can puzzle out the answers for yourself (with the guidance of your tutor), the course will soon have you developing basic philosophical skills.
To introduce philosophical thinking by marrying modern technology (computers, online discussion) with ancient philosophical puzzles.
Assessment for this course is based on two written assignments - one short assignment due half way through the course and one longer assignment due at the end of the course. Students will have about two weeks to complete each assignment.
By the end of the course students will be able to:
This course is delivered online; to participate you must to be familiar with using a computer for purposes such as sending email and searching the Internet. You will also need regular access to the Internet and a computer meeting our recommended minimum computer specification.
To participate in the course you will need to have regular access to the Internet and you will need to buy the following books:
The areas you will cover in this course are:
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