Course to Understanding Ramon Llull: ​Philosophy, Arts and Science through the Ars Combinatoria

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Programme Description

Course to Understanding Ramon Llull: ​Philosophy, Arts and Science through the Ars Combinatoria

FutureLearn

Ramon Llull, born in Majorca in the 13th Century, was an influential philosopher, writer, and pioneering thinker. This controversial man was admired and scorned alike by some of the most enlightened minds in European culture. He was also one of the leading lights in the intellectual circles of the late 13th century, in which Arab, Jewish and Christian philosophers and scientists participated.

Today he has acquired a new importance in the debate on the ways knowledge is shared with others. In this course, we’ll explore his work and how it’s influenced the arts, literature, science, and technology.

What topics will you cover?

Ramon Llull’s biography

Work and inventions of Ramon Llull

Impact of Ramon Llull’s works on other contemporary and future artists (architects, painters, writers, etc.)

How Llull’s philosophy contributed to the modern idea of networking

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Assess how Ramon Llull’s works influenced other artists
  • Find out about Llull’s innovative philosophy regarding the idea of networking
  • Know more about Ramon Llull’s life and work
  • Learn more about Llull’s Tree of Science and Ars Combinatoria
This school offers programs in:
  • English
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Last updated February 17, 2018
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Jan. 2019
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Part time
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Free
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United Kingdom - UK Online
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