I (heart) Philosophy

This course grapples with big issues and key thinkers in philosophy. Topics are broad and diverse and meant to engage people with the big topics, paradoxes and conundrums.

When: Tuesdays From 15th February – 22nd March 2011 6.30 – 8:00pm
Venue: Dexter Cafe and Bar, 123 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill
Co-ordinator: —————–

week 1

15th of February 2011

Freud and insecurity
(John Cash, University of Melbourne)

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week 2

22nd of February 2011

On Derrida and Hospitality
(Jack Reynolds, La Trobe University)

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week 3

1st of March 2011

On Popper and the margins of science
(Gerhard Wiesenfeldt, Melbourne University)

week 4

8th of March 2011

On Communism / �i�ek and Negri
(Jessica Whyte, Monash University)

week 5

15th of March 2011

On Nietzsche and the body
(Philipa Rothfield, La Trobe University)

week 6

22nd of March 2011

On Badiou and Education
(Adam Bartlett, University of Melbourne)

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*Unfortunately Jeff Malpas had to cancel the first lecture ‘On Heidegger’ due to illness, but he has promised us the lecture later in the year. We are very happy to have John Cash, University of Melbourne, with us in his place, who will talk on ‘Freud and insecurity’*
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