“beginners philosophy with aleks”


1. enrolment form ︎
click here ︎

2. payment ︎ click here ︎

pay what you can afford

recommended amount: $60-$200 (cost of entire course)


what will i study?

over 6 weeks, the course will cover 6 essential, interesting, accessible, and useful areas of philosophy:

week 1: existentialism
week 2: ethics
week 3: feminist philosophy
week 4: philosophy of race
week 5: post-structuralism
weel 6: interpretation (hermeneutics)

each class will have a brief required reading (as well as additional readings)

course outline ︎ click here ︎ (COMING SOON)

where will i study?

in-person (north fitzroy, melbourne)

online (zoom)

how much does it cost?

pay what you can afford

recommended amount is anywhere between $60-$200 for 8 hours of teaching spread across 6 weeks

i don’t ever want money to be a reason why someone wouldn’t be able to access this course

if you’re hesitating for financial reasons, please contact me and we can sort something out

the cost of the course will allow me to invest more time and energy into preparing materials, selecting content, and refining ideas

who is teaching the course?

classes are taught by aleks hammo 

since 2018, aleks has hosted ‘aleks listens,’ a podcast which incluces many interviews with world-leading philosophers

in 2020, aleks received a first-class honours degree in philosophy (BA) from the university of melbourne

in 2019-20, aleks received a scholarship to pursue his philosophy studies at king’s college london, and university college london

in 2022, aleks will continue his studies in philosophy at the australian national university, ranked #5 in the world for philosophy

how long does each class run for?

75 minutes, and I’ll always hang around for questions after class 🤓

what structure will the class follow?

45 minutes of teaching, followed by 30 minutes of group discussion and questions

how big is each class?

class sizes are capped at 10

when do classes start?

first week of may 2021

all times in AEST (melbourne time)

in-person classes (north fitzroy):

week 1: tuesday may 4  6:30pm-7:45pm
week 2: tuesday may 11 6:30pm-7:45pm
week 3: tuesday may 18 6:30pm-7:45pm
week 4: tuesday may 25 6.30pm-7:45pm
week 5: tuesday june 1 6:30pm-7:45pm
week 6: tuesday june 8 6:30pm-7:45pm

week 1: wednesday may 5  6:00pm-7:15pm
week 2: wednesday may 12 6:00pm-7:15pm
week 3: wednesday may 19 6:00pm-7:15pm
week 4: wednesday may 26 6:00pm-7:15pm
week 5: wednesday june 2 6:00pm-7:15pm
week 6: wednesday june 9 6:00pm-7:15pm

online classes (zoom):

week 1: thursday may 6  7:30pm-8:45pm
week 2: thursday may 13 7:30pm-8:45pm
week 3: thursday may 20 7:30pm-8:45pm
week 4: thursday may 27 7:30pm-8:45pm
week 5: thursday june 3 7:30pm-8:45pm
week 6: thursday june 10 7:30pm-8:45pm

who can i contact for more info?

please contact aleks via email or instagram 

email ︎︎︎ contact(at)aleks.co 

instagram ︎︎︎ @alekslistens ︎