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Join the Philosophy Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses

Oxford Summer Courses encourages inquisitive minds to embark on a profound exploration of Philosophy. Our distinctive learning journeys foster independent thought within a diverse and inclusive community at our international summer school.

Embark on a captivating intellectual journey as we delve into the deep questions that have shaped human thought and existence. Join our Philosophy course, where you'll not only analyse and engage with classic and contemporary philosophical ideas but also refine your critical thinking and argumentation skills. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the foundational concepts that underpin philosophical discourse. Prepare for an immersive dive into the world of Philosophy.

[Apply now](https://oxfordsummercourses.com/apply/) for an enriching Philosophy course with Oxford Summer Courses.

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13-15 YEARS | Oxford
FROM £6395
#Summer #Maximum class size of 8

Reasons to Attend Philosophy Summer School?

  • Preparation for Future Studies: The summer school provides a sneak peek into the academic challenges and environment of Philosophy, priming students for higher education in this field of inquiry.
  • Specialised Exploration: Students have the unique opportunity to delve into specific areas of interest within Philosophy, aiding them in making informed decisions for their future academic pursuits.
  • Cultural and Philosophical Insights: Engaging with a diverse, international community fosters a global perspective, offering valuable insights into different philosophical traditions and perspectives, enriching the study of Philosophy.
  • Learn the Oxford way with tutorial-style teaching: While Oxford inspires us, we are not part of the university. It shapes what, where, and how we teach. Our teaching methodology is influenced by the renowned Oxford tradition, known for its rigorous yet nurturing approach, which has shaped some of the world's most profound thinkers.
  • Holistic Skill Development: Beyond philosophical analysis, students acquire crucial skills such as critical thinking, logical reasoning, and articulate expression—attributes highly sought after in any career related to Philosophy.
  • Personal Growth and Enrichment: The experience is not just educational but also personally enriching, encouraging a deeper love for philosophical inquiry, independence in critical thinking, and the cultivation of a lifelong passion for exploring fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, and ethics, all of which are instrumental in the pursuit of a successful career in Philosophy.

Future Pathways in Philosophy

Studying Philosophy at Oxford Summer Courses not only offers a transformative learning experience but also opens doors to a range of potential career paths. Whether you're driven by a passion for exploring profound questions about existence, ethics, and knowledge or considering how this enriching experience can shape your future, the skills cultivated in this programme are highly versatile. From academia and research to law, ethics consulting, and beyond, the critical thinking, analytical, and argumentative abilities you develop will be invaluable in various professional fields. While some may find their calling in teaching and publishing, others may excel in roles within legal or ethical consultancy. Regardless of your path, the insights and abilities gained here will undoubtedly be assets in your future endeavours.

Philosophy Summer School Application Process

Ready to embark on this extraordinary intellectual journey? Apply now and secure your spot in the Philosophy summer school. For specific inquiries about the Oxford Summer Courses application process, summer school accommodation, studying abroad, or visas for international students, please read our FAQs.



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Alisha, India

"I enjoyed our conversations about religion and ethics in the philosophy class at Oxford Summer Courses summer school because they enabled me to form a more complex opinion on those topics with the help of our in-depth discussions."

Narkiz, Turkey

"My course, philosophy, even though very dense and challenging, has opened my mind to so many  new perspectives of certain ideas that I hadn't even considered."

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