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Discovering the Great thinkers

Discovering the Great thinkers

Access: There are no prerequisites for these short courses. The course material is university level.

Length of Studies: 12 months

Validation: Each of the five courses is assessed by a 5 page written assignment.

 

Certificate : Discovering the Great thinkers

Philosophy is primarily a personal thought, humans’ flesh and blood, who have a specific social and political root that influences their thinking. This certificate presents five strong personalities. They have had a decisive influence on their time and on philosophical reflection in general.

 

Find the list of courses for the new certificate "Discovering the Great thinkers" below:

 

List of Courses

Introduction to Plato

Introduction to Plato

Plato ranks as one of the most important thinkers in the Western philosophical tradition. This module introduces the student to some of the fundamental ideas that inform his works as well as guiding the student through some developments in his presentation of these ideas.

Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition

Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition

This course introduces some of the key elements in Aristotle's thought. 

Kant: A philosophy of Freedom

Kant: A philosophy of Freedom

According to Gibelin in his Foreword to Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone, Freedom is the central theme of Kant’s philosophy. This course will introduce to Kant, centering on Freedom as a key concept to understand his philosophy, in the three spheres defined by the critical project: Metaphysics, Moral and Aesthetics.

John Locke's Epistemology and Political Philosophy

John Locke's Epistemology and Political Philosophy

John Locke : seventeenth century English philosopher, one of the greatest Enlightenment thinkers and forerunner of Liberalism and British Empiricism. 

David Hume: The Great Empiricist

David Hume: The Great Empiricist

This is a comprehensive and systematic course on the philosophy of David Hume – a prominent Scottish Enlightenment philosopher widely known for his influential system of philosophical empiricism, naturalism and scepticism. Based on his influential and extreme Empiricist ideas, Hume can be rightly considered as one of the most important philosophers of all time.