Lifelong Learning (formerly Short Courses)


Philosophy Courses.

Philosophy short courses


Courses marked as (Credit) are open to everyone. As a credit student, you will matriculate as a student at the University of Edinburgh as part of the registration process for these courses. For more information, please visit the Studying for Credit pages.

Term 1 (September to December 2024)

In-person courses


Critical Thinking




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Important Information

For enquiries about the content of the courses in this subject area, please contact Course Organiser, Douglas Dougan by email:

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