NEW: Philosophy Reading Group: Slavoj Zizeks The Parallax View

Participate in an ongoing in-depth exploration of ieks The Parallax View. Reading at a thoughtful
pace, and working within an open and flexible time frame, we will develop an understanding of
ieks ideas through discussion and co-operative appreciation. This is a collaborate endeavour and
new members of the group are most welcome. Participants should have a strong background in
Western philosophy. (Recommended edition: The Parallax View, MIT Press Paperback, 2009)

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Who is this course for

All newcomers are welcome. Participants should have a strong background in Western Philosophy or comparable academic experience. They should be willing to engage with the original texts, though most often translated, and enjoy participating in a philosophical discussion.

Term 1:Participate in an ongoing collaborative exploration of Kant's 3rd Critique. We will read at a thoughtful pace, working within an open and flexible time frame and focusing on the second half of the book, developing our understanding and interpretation of Kants ideas through discussion and co-operative appreciation.
Term 2: Slavoj Zizek's The Parallax View (2006)
Term 3: Slavoj Zizek's The Parallax View

What does this course cover

A reading of the text at our own pace to allow for discussion. The participants share the reading and participants can initiate issues, discussion when they wish.
Part 1: 05 Oct, 19 Oct, 02 Nov, 16 Nov, 30 Nov
Part 2: 18 Jan, 01 Feb, 15 Feb, 29 Feb, 14 Mar
Part 3: 02 May, 16 May, 30 May, 13 Jun, 27 Jun

What will it be like

This is an interactive seminar without a tutor. We take turns to read the text and everyone can join in the discussion. Between us all we choose a text.

What else do you need to buy or do

You need to buy The Parallax View by Slavoj Zizek. MIT, 2006 Paperback, MIT, 2009. ISBN 978-0-262-24051-2 £14.00

What this course could lead to

Western philosophy in general.

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