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Institute of Continuing Education


Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

This course will consider seven great philosophers of the modern period. The philosophers are Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Hume, Berkeley, Marx and Wittgenstein. It will principally consider the thought of these philosophers; but, it will also consider their thought in a wider philosophical context.


Unless otherwise stated, teaching and assessment for ICE courses are in English. Students whose first language is not English should refer to the Competence in the English Language Policy for further guidance.

Printable versions of our brochures are available to download from the Institute Publications page.

Course dates

02 Apr 2017 to 03 Apr 2017

Course duration

2 day(s)

Course fee


Accommodation fees

Single room: £60 per night

Double/Twin room £50 per person, per night (2 people sharing)


Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
CB23 8AQ

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