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Intermediate Philosophy Part 3: Society, Language and Difference

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Intermediate Philosophy Part 3: Society, Language and Difference: Philosophy in the second half of the 20th century was faced with the demands of formulating an adequate response to the world after the second world war: the rise of different forms of totalitarianism, the horrors of the war itself and the role of technology in bringing this about became urgent issues. We will examine two forms of response to this situation. Firstly, we will examine how Critical Theory attempted to explain and move beyond the social contradictions that had been laid bare during this period. Following on from this, the question of the place of language in our relations with the world came to a central focus of attention, giving birth to the ideas of structuralism and post-structuralism. In this part of the course we will engage with the work of Lacan, Derrida, Foucault and Deleuze.

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Start Date: Mon 27th April 2020

Location:

London, WC1N 3AQ

Time:

3:30pm - 5:30pm, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Duration:

13 weeks

Attendance:

Part time day, Part time evening

Qualification:

No Qualification

Level:

Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

From: £109

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