Weekly class: Weekly classes are part-time classes open to all. Topics are studied in depth over a period of 10 or 20 weeks. They are accredited at FHEQ level 4 and course work is an integral part of each syllabus. Got to the department website to see all our weekly classes.Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
|Who am I?||
We explore ancient and modern philosophers' understanding of the self. Topics discussed include personal identity over time, the denial of a...
|self-knowledge, the Unconscious||view|
|German 3: Intermediate||
This communicative course develops the learners' oral and written proficiency in German in most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in a...
|The City of Oxford, 1850 - 1914||
We will investigate the economic, social and cultural changes that Oxford underwent in the later Victorian and Edwardian periods, taking it from a...
|Architecture, History, Victorian, Edwardian, Social history||view|
|The Reflecting Heart: Mystical Islamic Poetry 8||
The poetic tradition of Islam expresses an aspect very different from theological understandings, being centred on love, beauty and the yearning...
|heart, Islamic, mystical, Poetry||view|
Many readers enjoy Austen’s novels but cannot define the qualities that make them so special and enduring. This course will help you to analyse...
|Jane Austen, Fiction, Novels, Women's writing, Nineteenth-century, Eighteenth - century||view|
|The Age of Shogun: Japanese History 1600-1868||
This course provides a general overview over early modern Japanese society during the Tokugawa Shogunate (1603-1868). During this period, foreign...
|Japan, Shogun, History, Early modern, Tokugawa, Edo||view|
|Thought Experiments in Philosophy||
Can philosophical hypotheses be tested from the armchair? Yes: by conducting thought experiments. In this course, we explore a range of thought...
|Mind, Philosophy, Social sciences, Theory, thought experiments||view|
|The American Civil War||The American Civil War||view|
|Character In Modernist Fiction||
“On or about December 1910," Virginia Woolf famously wrote, "human character changed". So too did characters in fiction. This course explores the...
|The Novel, Fiction, Modernism||view|
|The Age of Satire||
The end of censorship in 1695 in England led to a dramatic change in the way people read and consumed political information. Occasional satires (...