Join the London School of Philosophy for 10-week philosophy courses starting 23rd April on: Philosophy and Film; Problems in Philosophy: a discussion class; German Idealism Reading Group; The Self in Decline: Philosophy and Loss; Wittgenstein; and History of Philosophy 3: From Nietzsche — to Now.
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Courses and Workshops taking place at Conway Hall
Join the London School of Philosophy for 10-week philosophy courses starting 24rd April on: Religion and Politics; Kant Reading Group; Hellenistic Philosophy; Agamben: Language, Death, History; Moral Philosophy and Applied Ethics; and Nietzsche, Freud and Heidegger on Violence.
This short course explores women’s contribution to Humanist Photography – a mid-century style of documentary photography concerned with everyday life and people. Through discussion, presentations, and practical tasks, discover some of the female photographers who were a key part of this movement.
This month we will be reading Burning Cities by Estonian author Kai Aareleid, in which the fortunes of a small family parallel those of a small nation under Communism. A young girl growing up in Soviet Estonia is witness to tragic events both grand and domestic.
Carablanca is London’s longest-running tango club. The friendly, informal atmosphere ensures that beginners and visitors mix easily with the regular dancers. Music is traditional Argentine tango, milonga and vals, played in tandas with cortinas by guest DJs.
At Philosophy Book Club we meet up regularly to discuss a key philosophical text that we read over several weeks or even months – philosophy is best digested slowly. Our first book will be Derek Parfit’s groundbreaking On What Matters, a powerful defence of objective ethical theory.
John Haynes presents the documentary project, ‘Mustard: Knowledge for What?’, which weaves together a series of filmed life story interviews with participants, archival documents from both the ‘official’ institution and the Free University, the perspectives of current students and staff, and contemporary media reports.
Through an interactive classroom session followed by a guided walk, David Rosenberg explores the complex and conflicted history of women’s battle for equality and political rights, how it was connected to the wider struggle to advance democracy, the birth of feminism, and women’s fights for equality and dignity in the workplace
Lingua Diversa run lunchtime and evening courses at Conway Hall, from beginner to advanced level and last for 10 consecutive weeks.
Next year’s conference, The Playing Human, is taking shape and will take place on 27-28 September 2018.