Basic Philosophical Issues (PHL 01)

  • Day and time: Monday 14:30 - 16:00
    Weekly
  • Length of course: 2 terms. Autumn (10 Weeks), Spring (10 Weeks)
  • Number of places: 10
  • Start date: 05 October 2020
  • Description:

    We will read and discuss 'Being Good' by Simon Blackburn. In it the author who held the Bertrand Russell Chair of Philosophy at Cambridge, provides a compelling introduction to this addressing such questions are 'Are there real standards'? ' What is virtue' 'What is happiness' 'What is duty' 'If God is dead is everything permitted'.


  • Format: Discussion

  • Leader: Bill Humphrey
  • This will be the 20th year I have run this U3AC course using a different book each year.

  • Leader: Bill Humphrey
  • This will be the 20th year I have run this U3AC course using a different book each year.


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