Philosophy

Philosophy from the Pre-Socratics to the present day, via Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Kant, and others.

Philosophy

Schopenhauer: World as Will and Representation

Schopenhauer: World as Will and Representation

In this course, Professor Chris Janaway (University of Southampton) explores the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer, focusing in particular on his World as Will and Representation. After a brief introduction to Schopenhauer’s philosophy in general and to World as Will and...

Prof. Chris Janaway

Southampton University

Philosophy

Berkeley: Principles of Human Knowledge

Berkeley: Principles of Human Knowledge

In this course, Professor Tom Stoneham (University of York) explores the philosophy of George Berkeley, focusing in particular on his ‘Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge’ (1710) as well as his ‘Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonaus’ (1713). The...

Prof. Tom Stoneham

York University

History

Philosophy

The Scottish Enlightenment

The Scottish Enlightenment

In this course, Dr Anna Plassart (Open University) explores the Scottish Enlightenment. In the first module, we think about the Enlightenment as a whole—why it happened when it did, its principle goals and central doctrines—before moving on in the second...

Dr Anna Plassart

Open University