Warwick Pre-University Summer School: Tuesday 2 July - Friday 12 July 2019
The Department of Philosophy is excited to announce its participation in the Warwick Pre-University Summer School (Tuesday 2 July - Friday 12 July 2019). The Pre-University Summer School offers students an enriching opportunity to study at the University of Warwick for an exciting ten-night, fully inclusive, residential Summer School.
Philosophy is teaming up with the Departments of Law, Psychology, and Liberal Arts to offer A Taste of Social Sciences. This is a course aimed at motivated 16-18 year olds who are thinking about studying for a degree in Philosophy or other social sciences and wishing to enjoy a truly memorable summer experience:
Students will enjoy:
- A choice of two courses taught by top Warwick faculty: 'A Taste of Social Sciences' or 'Introduction to Economics and Finance'
- Engaging with like-minded peers from around the world
- Outstanding guest speakers
- Personal effectiveness training, including leadership and communications skills
- Preparing for University in the UK
- Living on the beautiful and self-contained Warwick campus for eight nights
- Spending two nights in London, and a visit to the London School of Economics
- An informative industry visit
- Visiting the City of Oxford and an Oxford College
The Aristotelian Society Autumn Term Lecture Series: Guest Speaker - Professor Fabienne Peter on 29 October 2018
Professor Fabienne Peter will be the Guest Speaker at the next meeting of The Aristotelian Society, which takes place on Monday 29 October 2018, 1730-1915. Her subject will be 'Normative Facts and Reason'. All are welcome.
The Woburn Suite, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC13 7HU.
Warwick in London - Philosophy Taster Course: Thursday 25 - Friday 26 October 2018
Warwick in London have organised a two-day Philosophy Taster Course, taking place on Thursday 25 - Friday 26 October 2018, at the Warwick in London HQ, Stanley Building, 7 Pancras Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AG.
The programme offers an opportunity to experience what it is like to study Philosophy at University-level, and will analyse and reflect on fundamental questions arising from philosophical issues and texts. It will also provide hands-on instruction by members of the Philosophy Department to encourage and advance the critical and analytical skills of the participants.
The course is aimed at individuals who are 16 years old and over, and who are undertaking or have previously completed A Levels or equivalent (Key Stage 5). There are no subject criteria, but curiosity about Philosophy and a desire to learn and contribute to study and discussion in this area is essential. The course may also be of interest to students considering studying Philosophy as a Single Honours or Joint Honours degree. Please see link here for further information.