“The superficial pellicle of the visible is only for my vision and
for my body. But the depth beneath this surface contains my
body and hence contains my vision.”
“We live in a culture that exalts men and women who are
adept in characterising the workings of nature and building
useful technologies that improve life within nature. When the
phenomenological world is understood as a Shadow of Reality
(Dreamscape) then the importance, goal and role of scientific
knowledge of the natural world are significantly altered. One
cannot find intrinsic value in scientific
Theories or technologies and one need not honour those men
and women exalted in such knowledge.”
If you are still thinking about these extracts then you are
poised to consider which options you should be studying
within the Department of Religion and Philosophy.
What will you gain from studying in this Department?
You will be treated as an individual. You will have control over
what you study. Your interests will dictate your choices.
You will hold a significant role within the intellectual life of the
Department. What you think will influence the views of others
who may not have accessed the knowledge you acquire.
You will prepare yourself for the challenging world of
University study: student-directed and independent, hence