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United Kingdom, Oxford

Philosophy **15-18**

Oxford Summer College is a two week university preparation course held in the heart of Oxford. We offer a very popular introductory course in philosophy on our programme. O...

United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Culture and Society in the Scottish Enlightenment

The course will be founded in philosophy but will take an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Scottish Enlightenment. The teaching will primarily consist of tutorials a...

United Kingdom, Cambridge

Philosophy **Ages 15-18**

The Cambridge Summer College is a two-week university preparation programme in the beautiful city of Cambridge. Participants on this programme will live and study at Clare College,...

Hungary, Budapest

Ontology and Metaontology

This will be a philosophy course on the topic of ontology and metaontology. Ontology is a branch of philosophy (in particular, of metaphysics) concerned with questions of existence...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Greece, Kavala

Puzzles & Paradoxes: cognitive conundrums in philosophy

There can be an air of paradox when thinking about thinking, as if thought gets its own way. We will begin with a look at some playful, but frustrating, "antinomies of reason" – fr...

language English
duration 107 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Filmosophy: Film and Philosophy

This three week course will explore the intersection between philosophy and film. The course will be delivered in three distinct units, as follows: • Part one will address classi...

Belgium, Ghent

Reproductive Health & Rights

Summer School 'Reproductive Health & Rights' is a project at Ghent University, organised by students in cooperation with the university itself. Each summer, we welcome students fro...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 435
Netherlands, Groningen

Understanding the Past Today: Methodology in the History of Philosophy

This summer school will offer a clear overview of different approaches to the study of the history of philosophy. Participants will be encouraged to reflect upon their own practice...

Courses 2016

Germany, Bremen

Decision Making between Personal Integrity and Social Responsibility

The goal of this course is to prepare future managers for confronting the difficult situations that arise when making decisions in the tension-filled area between social, environme...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 980
Belgium, Antwerp

Political Myth, Propaganda, and the Politics of Imagination

The first Antwerp summer school in philosophy and society addresses the topic of the role of political myth and propaganda in contemporary western society. The use of propaganda...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Italy, Grado

Ontology

Our school valorises the unavoidable pursuit of ontology, foregrounding the debate on this classical philosophical question. We do not intend to endorse one particular approach to...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 400
Italy, Genova

The Gaze

Established in 2013 and directed by Lorenzo Chiesa and Raffaello Palumbo Mosca, the Genoa School of Humanities (GSH) offers weekly series of seminars in English held by scholars of...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 100
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Neurophilosophy: Self, Science and Society

Neurophilosophy is the relatively young but thriving field of interdisciplinary research, which explores the relevance of recent developments in neuroscience for traditional philos...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Czech Republic, Svaty Jan pod Skalou (near Prague)

Critical political philosophy & economy

The course will be introduction & overview of critical social theory (from German & French philosophy, Frankfurt school, psychoanalysis & structuralism to existentialism, Marxism a...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 230
Germany, Hamburg

Sceptical Thought in Antiquity: The Greek, Hebrew and Latin Traditions

The Summer School will address major concepts, strategies and key terms of ancient sceptical traditions in Greek, Hebrew, and Latin literature. Participants will be introduced to t...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
United Kingdom, Oxford

Philosophy

The term 'Philosophy' means 'love of wisdom', and our Philosophy course helps you to deepen your knowledge in this diverse and fascinating subject. Those who study philosophy are p...

Germany, Berlin

German Philosophy: From Kant to Habermas

Philosophy has constituted a central element in the emergence of modern German culture. In the late 18th century, German philosophy participated in the broader European Enlightenme...

duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900
Netherlands, Utrecht

Leadership and Identity: The Integration of Spirituality in Healthcare, Welfare and Education

New awareness is growing about the importance of meaning, spirituality and ethics in organizations. After a period of strengthening rationalization , through business rules and qua...

United Kingdom, Brighton

Phenomenology and Existentialism

Over 50 years ago, Merleau-Ponty began his great work The Phenomenology of Perception with the words: ‘what is phenomenology?’ The aim of this module is to ask that question about...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Denmark, Copenhagen

Kierkegaard – The Individual in Global Society

Once again the Faculty of Theology and the Centre of Søren Kierkegaard give you the opportunity to study Kierkegaard during summer, where you will meet students from many different...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 15 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Netherlands, Maastricht

Global Justice and Human Rights

In September 2000 world leaders agreed to eight so-called Millennium Development Goals. With the first and most prominent Millennium Development Goal 191 member states of the Unite...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 800
Austria, Vienna

Scientific World Conceptions 2016: Science, Values, and Democracy?

Science and democracy are key features of modern societies, but there have always been tensions between them, with implications for a wide range of public issues. This two-week cou...

duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 880
Italy, Grado

Oriental Philosophy

ISP/Orient is a six days summer school in Oriental philosophy. The school will include cultural evenings where you will have the chance to taste some local produce, enjoy musica...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 400
United Kingdom, Brighton

Introduction to Philosophy

This module introduces you to the central issues of Western philosophy, and to a number of classic philosophical texts. You begin with the particular moral problems that arise in c...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
France, Paris

Violence

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language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Netherlands, Groningen

The Challenge of Natural Teleology: Final Causes from Aristotle to Darwin

From June 28 to July 1, the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Groningen will host a summer school devoted to the issue of natural teleology and final causes from Aristotle...

Courses 2015

Italy, Grado

ISSO - International Summer School in Ontology

Six days course with six leading philosophers addressing the contemporary debate on ontology.

Finland, Helsinki

Introduction to Bioethics

Research on biosciences and biotechnologies has evolved vastly during the past decades. Biosciences and their novel applications now have an enormous impact on society in shaping o...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 640
Finland, Helsinki

Environmental Ethics in a Global Context

This course is an introduction to environmental ethics as a philosophical discipline helpful to analysing environmental case studies. It aims to raise awareness about the fundament...

duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 640
Macedonia, Ohrid

New Forms of Realism in Contemporary Philosophy

The Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities - Skopje in cooperation with the International Institute of Studies of Humanities and Social Sciences (based in Athens) announces th...

duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS

Courses 2014

Netherlands, Utrecht

Critical Theory Beyond Negativity: the Ethics, Politics and Aesthetics of Affirmation

The intensive course “Critical Theory Beyond Negativity: the Ethics, Politics and Aesthetics of Affirmation” explores critical theory in the Continental philosophy tradition, with...

Courses 2012

Netherlands, Utrecht

History and Philosophy of Science: Revolutions in Science

Science is one of the major determinants of modern society. Both the history and philosophy of science aim at a deeper understanding of the nature of the scientific enterprise and...

Denmark, Aarhus

Practical philosophy. Ethics and Politics

As publicly employed one has to make decisions concerning the use of public funds or authority. Such decisions demand reasons, which refer to norms beyond what is just good for me....

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1

Courses 2011

Denmark, Aarhus

Emergence, Explanation and Complexity

The rise of the interdisciplinary scientific study of complex phenomena, from anthills to brains to global climate, raises many interesting philosophical questions. What is it for...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Value Conflicts, Intercultural Dialogue, and Comparative Philosophy

What is a value? Why do value conflicts arise? How should we react to them? Does ‘intercultural dialogue’ present a convincing solution to value conflicts? Drawing on the theoreti...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

War, Torture and other bedtime stories - course on Ethics of War

Killing a person is normally thought to be morally wrong. Yet, in war, many think it permissible to kill people on a large scale. Does morality become more permissive in a state of...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

What makes us Human?

Is ‘race’ a valid concept? Can evolution still be observed today? What makes you who you are? In order to address these and many other questions, this summer school will take you o...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS