The Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy

The MSCP is an independent teaching and research organisation.
Our courses and events have no entry requirements or assessment. We began in 2002.

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What's On

Summer School

Upcoming Courses

Summer School

Ten 10-hours courses running Online.  Topics include Hegel, Mbembe, Dialectic, Derrida, Benjamin, Badiou and more.

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Recently Concluded

MSL Evening School

A 12-week course, 'Visiting Authors: Transnationalism and Australian Literary History' with lecturer Brendan Casey.

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New MSCP Chapter

Parrhesia Berlin Oct-Nov

Upcoming course 18 Oct-15 Nov. Foucault and Derrida in Couples Therapy with Freud - Leon Brenner.  Attend in-person in Berlin or online.

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1-Day Free Symposium

The Birth of Tragedy

Featuring six speakers, this full-day symposium at Trinity College, UniMelb, examines Nietzsche’s work and influence.


Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy

The Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy is an independent teaching and research organisation.  The MSCP teaches short courses during the summer and winter university holiday periods and evening courses during semester.  We also run single day research workshops in autumn and spring, organise reading groups and work to encourage and support philosophical thinking in the community.  Everyone is welcome to attend our courses, and our teachers are free to teach on whatever subject they wish.  The MSCP is an incorporated not-for-profit association.



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