PATHWAYS TO PHILOSOPHY
Online philosophy courses leading to Associate and Fellowship awards from the International Society for Philosophers and Diploma and BA degree from the University of London
The Pathways web sites are the work of philosophy teachers, students and enthusiasts around the globe.
"Philosophy is the ultimate expression of human freedom. We believe in freedom of thought and expression but also in the responsibility that goes with that freedom. As philosophers, we value and respect those whose views differ from our own.
"Our mission is to teach the world to philosophize."
[from ISFP Mission Statement]
Philosophy Pathways 194
Edited by Richard Grego
'Beethoven the Philosopher: A Reflection' by Linda Brown Holt
'The Metaphysics of Bergson: A Critical Examination' by Ayodeji W. Adesoye
'The Ambiguity and Existentialism of Human Sexuality in The Unbearable Lightness of Being' by John Hansen
'Compatibilism, Physicalism, the Consequence Argument, and Criminal Responsibility in a Retributive Justice System' by Richard Grego
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From this page you can:
• Select from six Pathways to Philosophy
• Study for an online BA Philosophy degree
• Answer the question Why study philosophy?
• Learn how to Write a philosophy essay
• Learn how to Devise a study plan
• Browse through Essays by Pathways students
• Browse through Letters to Pathways students
• Do a search through Electronic Philosopher
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• Send your question to Ask a Philosopher
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• Join the International Society for Philosophers
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• Email your manuscript to ISFP Publishing
• View the latest Questions & Answers
The first Pathways distance learning students joined in 1995. The Pathways web site was launched in 1997.
In 2002, the International Society of Philosophers was formed to promote the benefits of philosophy, and to run the Pathways programs and awards. There are currently 1864 ISFP members in 90 countries.
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Choosing your own Pathway
Pathways offers an exciting range of options. However, if you ask the following simple questions, it is easy to find the Pathway that is ideal for you:
— are you a beginner, or have you studied philosophy before?
— do you want to follow a set program of study, or would you prefer to devise your own program?
— is there a time frame within which you would like your studies to be completed?
— are you looking for an accredited course which leads to a recognized qualification?
— what are you hoping to do after you finish your studies with Pathways?
If you would like advice about your philosophical pathway, email the Director of Studies Dr Geoffrey Klempner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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