Pathways to Philosophy
"Pathways is the world leading philosophy distance
learning program, with students following online philosophy courses
in five continents and over 40 countries. The first Pathways open
learning students joined in 1995. The Pathways web site was
launched in 1997 by Dr Geoffrey Klempner"
Pathways to Philosophy Programs
"Pathways programs are designed to be intellectually challenging while remaining accessible to students who have no prior knowledge of philosophy. Our aim is to illuminate and provoke, to challenge preconceived ideas, and make you see things differently"
Letters to My
"Since 1995...I have written over two thousand letters in
response to essays and course work which my students have sent me.
I am presenting a sample from the first three years, which I hope
will be of instructional value as well as casting light on the
early development of Pathways"
you want to philosophize well, you need a good tool kit. Not just a
hammer, but screwdriver and pliers, drill and saw. Every student
who starts out on the road to philosophy learns how to value and
assess the tools available. Try everything. Pick up anything you
can use, from as wide a variety of sources as possible"
"Pathways students...from around the world have produced
many fine examples of philosophical writing. Reproduced here are
essay portfolios submitted for the Associate Award. All work is
copyright of the original authors"
"There's nothing more frustrating then finding yourself
stuck with a philosophical problem and not knowing how to approach
it. Submit your question to Pathways and we'll see what we can do
to help you think about it more clearly. Philosophy graduates and
teachers are warmly invited to contribute their
Feature articles, philosophy lovers gallery, archive of
questions and answers, and links to search engines. "Open learning
resources, advice and inspiration for students at university, on
distance learning programs and college correspondence courses in
The Ten Big Questions
"Without science we would know very little about how the
world works or about our own nature. However, the greatest value of
science is that it gives us so much to think about. This web
site is about discovering the power of human thought...Here are ten
of the most frequently asked questions about the nature of the
universe and our place in it"