Spring 2022 Courses / Science & Philosophy

The courses listed below, all in the general area of science and philosophy, are currently offered by the Quest Lifelong Learning Community. Click on a title to view the related course page.

ACROSS THE UNIVERSE

Coordinators: Michael Hamburg, Steve Allen

This course is perfect for anyone who has ever wondered what the universe actually is, where it came from, and where it is headed.

EXPLORATIONS IN PHILOSOPHY

Coordinators: Steve Allen, Larry Shapiro

Our focus will be on how philosophy approaches particular issues as opposed to an in-depth analysis of specific philosophers.

READING THE RABBIS

Coordinators: Paul Golomb, Bob Reiss

The Talmud is the opus magnum of Judaism as we understand it today. It is a massive work – over 2700 folio pages – representing more than 600 years of comprehensive Jewish thought.

SCIENCE AND SCIENTISTS

Coordinators: Steve Allen, Jim Brook, Marion Schultheis, Judy Weis

Advances in science uncover wonders that transform our lives and deepen our understanding of humanity, life, and the world around us. Science literacy is the key that opens doors to the extraordinary beauty of our natural world.

THE NOBEL PRIZES

Coordinators: Laura Lopez, Marion Schultheis

Since 1901 the prestigious and lucrative Nobel Prize has been awarded in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Economics, Literature, and Peace.