Ontology 1

Course Overview

This course examines the nature of being, which is the heart of Metaphysics. It explores the difficulties of two pre-eminent pre-Socratic philosophers in Heraclitus and Parmenides and the solution given by Aristotle. It focuses on the nature of one, true, good and beautiful leading to examine the four causes expounded by Aristotle.

This course is held on Wednesdays from 6pm to 7pm. 

Course Dates

Term 1
22 February – 6 April 2016 (7 weeks)

Term 2
26 April – 22 June (9 weeks)

Term 3
18 July – 21 September (10 weeks)

Term 4
10 October – 23 November (7 weeks)

5 December – 14 December

How to enrol?

Formal enrolment is done on attendance at first class.


$70 per term to be paid in advance.

If you enroll in multiple courses or have a concession card discounts apply.

Please remember that we are a non-profit organisation. If you are interested in attending but do not have funds to pay the full cost contact us.



Daniel Younan

Daniel Younan has been lecturing in Thomistic Philosophy and Theology for over 6 years now at the Centre for Catholic Studies. He is currently bridging between his Masters in Theology and Doctorate in Philosophy, focusing on the Aristotelian principle of prime matter (followed by St Thomas Aquinas) and the Suazerian principle of prime matter. He is also currently in the process of being ordained as a Maronite Catholic Priest.
Daniel also holds qualifications in Music, majoring in vocal production and is currently working on his second studio album. Daniel lives with his wife and son in Sydney, Australia.