Philosophy in the Park

Philosophy in the Park

Learn about the philosophy of knowledge in just 30 mins

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Iain Wang

Iain Wang

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TIME

STUDENTS

1 - 6

PRICE

pp

Description


Take a relaxing stroll through Hyde Park and stretch your mind.

In just half an hour you’ll realise that the definition of knowledge is pretty tricky, and in fact, you might decide that you don't actually ‘know’ anything at all!

In this fun philosophy class I'll lead a fun discussion on what constitutes knowledge - how can we truly know something?
E.g.
- Do you know something just because you believe in it?
- Is belief a sufficient condition for knowledge?
- Is belief a necessary condition for knowledge?
- What other conditions do we need for knowledge?

What will we cover?

- Introduction to the field of philosophy, and how philosophers build and defeat arguments
- Some initial ideas from how prominent philosophers have tried to define knowledge
- You get to challenge these philosophers (with my help), and maybe create your own definition!

What will you walk away with?

- You'll build your skills with logic and reasoning (which can help you whether you're building or critiquing an argument at work, or whether you're finding holes in your partner's excuse for not doing the house chores)
- You’ll have a great topic of conversation for your next water-cooler chat / date / catch-up

If the weather is bad or if you hate trees, we can go to a nearby cafe instead. Let's philosophise!

This class is available on Request

library_books Knowledge Required

None

build Equipment Needed

None. Just bring your enthusiasm!

Location


Philosophy in the Park class location

Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW

The teacher can also travel within 1km of Sydney for private classes

Teacher

Iain Wang
Iain Wang

Have been teaching for 10+ years and still loving it!

(5)


Hi there!

I'm a co-founder at Classbento.

I've taught over a thousand students over the last 10 years, across a variety of topics, including philosophy, origami, English literature, economics, statistics, and more.

I absolutely love teaching - it puts a big smile on my face to be able to give knowledge and skills to others!

It’s important to take a break every now and then, temporarily focus on something completely different, be in the moment, recharge and broaden your thinking.

I look forward to meeting you at one of my future classes!

Verified reviews for this class

5

By (attended on 27 Apr 2018)


Great afternoon learning about the main Branches of Philosophy. Interesting and challenging discussions. Great location in Hyde Park. Time well spent. :)

5

Philosophy in the Park review by Alexi By (attended on 5 Feb 2018)


Interesting and thought provoking. Thank you Iain

5

By (attended on 24 Oct 2017)


Really thought-provoking and interesting, I would highly recommend it. Iain got through a lot in just 30 minutes, and my colleagues and I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.

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