COVID-19 Update

The University of Auckland Public Programmes team is following the Ministry of Health guidelines regarding events at Alert Level 1. We will ensure hygiene standards are kept high, hand sanitiser will be provided to everyone and a distance of at least 1 metre will be maintained between participants who do not know each other.

Public Programmes will have a record of participants to ensure contract tracing is being done.

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Do we really need free trade?

Do we really need free trade?

Trade deficits, trade wars, protectionism are buzzwords back in the news. While globalization is called into question, tit-for-tat tariffs have chilled business confidence and investment. However countries like New Zealand and the EU still believe in the benefits of free trade, thus they are committed to defend the WTO and to extend their respective networks of agreements.

Paradoxes: An approach to philosophy

Paradoxes: An approach to philosophy

Paradoxes reveal vagueness at the edges of our concepts. That is why philosophers from the earliest times have loved to formulate, discuss, and try to resolve paradoxes arising across almost every field of philosophical enquiry. This course aims to approach philosophy and logical reasoning through an examination an introduction to some of the most famous and provocative paradoxes.

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