Introductory Practical Philosophy

 

Do any of us really know who we are? Or why? For thousands of years, philosophy has been searching for answers and seeking the truth in everything. Through Practical Philosophy we seek understanding not through theory, but from our own direct experience. Living life to the full.  .

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Enrolment will open soon; please email the team via hello@fses.org if you would like to hear from us when it does!

  • Classes will be offered remotely via Zoom, until our buildings reopen
  • Over ten weekly sessions you’ll consider philosophical ideas and questions relevant to all our lives
  • Each session is an hour long

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Weeks 5 & 6: Being awake

Dates: 21 September - 29 November
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ

What we’ll cover in these sessions

What is our state of awareness?

Why does it fluctuate during the day?

Often the most notable quality of wise people is their alertness to the subtleties of a situation. They are awake, perceptive and curious.

We look at deeper levels of awareness, and consider how we may become more awake to ourselves, our surroundings, and the events we meet.

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Horizons - Saturday studies

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