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 9 & 10: Living justly

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

What we’ll cover in these sessions

Plato’s views on justice.

What does it mean to live justly?

According to Plato, justice and injustice do not start ‘out there’. They begin within us. For justice to prevail, Plato suggests that we must learn to avoid being ‘tyrannised’ by our passions and fears to the extent they overrule our reason.

We discuss the practicality of Plato’s ideas on justice in our daily lives.###

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