Hastings & Rother

Metaphysics

Analytical Philosophy - Metaphysics, Ethics & Politics

If there is enough demand we may set up a new sub-group - the initial proposal is the second Wednesday of each months at 12-2pm.

We shall follow Jenny Teichman & Katherine C.Evans' book "Philosophy A beginner's Guide- ISBN 0-631-21321-X" and other sources but it will be more in-depth study on these topics:

Part I: Metaphysics - The Philosophy of Being and Knowing

1 Some Puzzles about Existence
2 The Existence of God
3 The Existence and Identity of Persons
4 The Problem of Free Will
5 The Existence of Evil
6 The Problem of Knowledge
7 Scepticism Old and New

Part II: Ethics - The Philosophy of Value

8 Morality and Illusion
9 Egoism and Altruism
10 Utility and Principles
11 Life and Death

Part III: Political Philosophy - The Philosophy of State and Citizen

12 Authority and Anarchy
13 Liberty
14 Equality
15 Marx and Marxism
16 Politics and Sex

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