This lecture discusses Levinas’s view that ethics is first philosophy because of our fundamental responsibility for the Other, and it considers some implications for education. Against the prevailing zeitgeist which valorises individual autonomy, Prof Jānis Ozoliņš argues that it is not about us.

Engaging Your Faith is a series of short, online, presentations that invite participants to reflect on what it means to be people of faith in the contemporary world. Experienced lecturers from Catholic Theological College present on a variety of topics such as philosophy, spirituality, biblical studies, Christian meditation, theology, interfaith relations and issues in science and religion.

Cost: $25 per session | $40 per session (with accreditation).

Bookings close: Tuesday 31 October at 5pm.

Event Date

Thursday 2 November 2023