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Philosophy and Literature: Exploring Time and Mortality in James Joyce – GI 24 073 (Face to Face)

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19 November 2024 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT

Tutor: Darren Harper BA (Hons), PGCE, DipBSoM

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Date: 19 November 2024
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
£35.00 – £42.50
Reference Code:
GI 24 073
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


Join us for a journey into the profound themes of mortality and the passage of time as depicted in the works of James Joyce. In this immersive course, we will delve into two masterpieces of Joyce’s literature: the captivating chapter ‘Hades’ from his magnum opus Ulysses and the poignant short story ‘An Encounter’ from his short story collection Dubliners.

There will be a 1-hour break for lunch.


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£ 35.00
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About the Speaker

Darren Harper


Darren holds a BA (Hons) English & Creative Writing (1st class), a PGCE in Lifelong Learning, and has been an adult education teacher for 10 years. Darren has a 1st class honours degree in English & Creative Writing in 2012 with the University of Cumbria. I then went on to do a PGCE and taught GCSE English and A Levels at Carlisle College before becoming a self-employed adult education teacher.

Darren has have been an adult education teacher for about 10 years. Having previously served in the Royal Navy, Darren now travels around the UK teaching Philosophy, Philosophy & Literature, Global Philosophy, Philosophy for Life and Stoicism, amongst other related subjects. Though based in Northumberland, he teaches regularly in Cumbria and Newcastle upon Tyne, London, Guildford, Bristol and Penzance. Additionally, Darren teaches residential courses in Cumbria, Northamptonshire, Perthshire, Wiltshire and Somerset.

More recently, as my interests develop, I tend to focus on Global Philosophy and Stoicism. My research into Global Philosophy has rekindled my interest in Meditation, and so in 2023 I qualified as a Meditation Teacher with the British School of Meditation, gaining a Distinction. I am also beginning to explore the Philosophy of Spirituality, and am building a range of courses offering a secular and philosophical approach to spiritual ways of thinking, and spiritual ways of being.

Darren's first book, Encounters and Reflections: An Introduction to Philosophy, was published in 2022.


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