4P12 The Good Life: Ten Takes

Tutor/Facilitator Douglas Adeney

When
Date: on/from Thu 15 Jul 2021 to Thu 16 Sep 2021
Frequency: Weekly until End Term 3
Class time: 7:00-8:30

Delivered ZOOM

Other information

How should we live? We will consider ten important and influential views
in Western philosophy.
Plato: Order in the Soul
Aristotle: Virtue as a Mean
Epicurus: Against Epicures
The Stoics: Nature and Reason
Bentham: The Felicific Calculus
Mill: Higher and Lower Pleasures
Kant: The Categorical Imperative
Nietzsche: Beyond Good and Evil
Sartre: Existentialism
Murdoch: Moral Attention
Excerpts will be provided, and a number of key points identified and
critically discussed..

TUTOR: Douglas has philosophy degrees from Monash University (MA) and
the University of St Andrews, Scotland (PhD). He taught philosophy at
Melbourne State College and then for many years at the University of
Melbourne. He has been joyfully involved at U3APP since 2018.

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