Early Greek Philosophy
In this seminar course we consider some of the most important passages from the so-called “Pre-Socratics”. We focuse on four of the most pivotal thinkers of the time:
Anaximander, Empedocles, Heraclitus, and Parmenides
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Idleness with Dignity
We have lost many things we moderns! Many an art form today is but a fading memory.
How to be idle with dignity - "otium cum dignitate" - is one of the most important ones. In this course you will learn from some of the most important thinkers how they envisioned divine leisure to be attainable also for us mortals. Sign up below for updates.
Heidegger on Death and Being
In this course you will learn why death is pivotal to understand Heidegger's philosophy.
Moreover, the course is a meditation of the memento mori - remembering that we are mortal and what this means for our being human.
Deleuze vs. Heidegger: Technology, Enslavement, and Escape
A course on the philosophy of technology and how to find exit in our age.
In cooperation with Justin Murphy