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Philosophy (V500): The critical examination of fundamental beliefs about meaning, truth and reality, right and wrong.

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“Bad Archaeology: exposing frauds, misconceptions and distortions.” This site maintains that “Bad Archaeology is all around us. Many of its ideas...

Plato, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Timaeus, Critias, Archaeology view
Document "Prolegomena etc." (Handout 2)

Exploring the title; and notes about the analytical and synthetical methods.

Kant, Method view
Document 'Of the Original Contract': Outline (Handout 7)

An attempt to summarise the essay.

David Hume view
Document 'The Dialectic of Pure Reason' (§45) (Handout 9)

Background information about constitutive/regulative principles, the first paralogism and antinomy as examples, and the idea/ideal distinction....

Kant view
Document 'Who am I?' - Essay questions

Essay questions for the course 'Who am I?'

Document 'Who am I?' - Resources

List of readings and other resources for the course 'Who am I?'


The text book for the course is Kershaw, S.P., A Brief History of Atlantis: Plato's Ideal State, London: Robinson, 2016. It can be...

Plato, Plato's 'Critias', Plato's 'Kritias', Plato's 'Timaeus', Plato's 'Timaios', Ancient Greek, Ancient history, Greek culture, Atlantis, Kershaw view
Document A Map of Crito (Handout 8)

One-page sketch of the Crito.

Socrates, Plato, Crito view
Document A Map of Crito (Handout 8)

One-page sketch of the Crito.

Plato, Socrates, Crito view
Document A Map of Euthyphro (Handout 2)

An analytical sketch of the dialogue.

Plato, Socrates, Euthyphro view
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