Melbourne, Australia, 3184
Joined on November, 2012
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EducationBachelor of Surveying, Diploma of Education, Master of Education, University of Melbourne
Master of Arts, Deakin University
ExperienceI have lectured and tutored in Philosophy and in Philosophy of Education at Deakin University and RMIT University since the 1980’s. I have conducted workshops and run seminars on Philosophy and Socratic Dialogues to a number of secondary schools over the last ten years. These include PLC, Fintona, Scotch College, Geelong Grammar, Xavier and Carey Grammar.
Knowledge and Belief
Search for Meaning
Philosophy & Happiness
These courses have ranged over a variety of philosophers, themes, questions and issues that are fundamental to the history of western philosophy. Some of these include:
Socrates, Plato, Epicurus, Epictetus, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Berkeley, Descartes, Frankl, Foucault, Derrida, Baudrillard, Bentham, Sartre.
Utilitarianism, Existentialism, Buddhism, Philosophy of Science
Happiness, Love, Meaning, God and free will/determinism.
Plato/Socrates, Aristotle, Descartes, Kant, Freud, Hume and Nietzsche,
Philosophy of Education,
Areas of Interest:
Metaphysics, Epistemology, Ethics, Postmodernism
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HobbiesI am trying to stay fit and healthy - I do Road Bike riding and Gym (but do have weaknesses for Chocolate and Ice-cream). I have a couple of teenage kids. Availability is flexible, but this really means open to discussion.
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