Horizons - Saturday studies

Join us on Saturday mornings and bring philosophy to life with a wide selection of fascinating courses in a vibrant atmosphere. One course - £50. Two courses - £70.

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Plato’s Crito

Sanskrit Foundation Courses – Parts 4 and 9

The Fine Art of Calligraphy

The Confident Voice

The Bhagavad Gita (Sanskrit)


Protection or Free Trade - NEW


The Fine Art of Calligraphy

Upanishad Studies

Marsilio Ficino and Love

Discovering  Poetry

Mythology of Ancient India

Plotinus – The Three Primary Realities

The Nature of Music - NEW

The Bhagavad Gita - Timeless Values for Today

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11.15am: Discovering Poetry

Engage with reading English poetry and with writing your own

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11.15am: Marsilio Ficino on the Nature of Love

Discover this leading scholar, philosopher and priest of fifteenth century Florence's view on love

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9.30am: Plato’s Crito

Experience directly the power and wisdom of Plato's ideas. And follow the extraordinary reasoning of Socrates in his hour of need.

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11.15am: The Bhagavad Gita - Timeless Values for Today

Explore the values that are presented in the Bhagavad Gita as guides to living a full and happy life

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9.30am: The Confident Voice

Here is where you can discover your real voice and become what you truly are.

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9.30am: The Bhagavad Gita in Sanskrit

Continuing chapter 2, the class will study the Bhagavad Gita systematically in the original Sanskrit

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11.15am: Upanishad Studies

Study the Upanishad and practice reflection on vedic mantras

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9.30am: Ayurveda

Learn about this ancient system of healing

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11.15am: Plotinus – The Three Primary Realities

Discover Plotinus, a philosopher in the Platonic tradition, writing some 600 years after Plato

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9.30am: Sanskrit Foundation Course - Part 4

Continue your study of Sanskrit, building on vocabulary and grammar to be able to read and understand some simple stories

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9.30am: Sanskrit Foundation Course - Part 9

This course will follow the syllabus of Cambridge University’s International GCSE Sanskrit Exam

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The Fine Art of Calligraphy

Two consecutive sessions with a break. Discover the beauty of letters, and the stillness of practice

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11.15am: Mythology of Ancient India

Learn about the Vedas, Upanishads, Vedangas, particularly Jyotish, Vedic Cosmology, and the great epics

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9.30am: Protection or Free Trade

Consider in depth what constitutes free trade and under what circumstances it would be an efficient and rewarding policy such that all may flourish and prosper

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11.15am: The Nature of Music

Learn more about the effects of the magical world of music and how it works, and discover more about why music means such a lot to so many of us.

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Other courses available

Economics with Justice

Examine the economic principles at work in society that help us live together in peace and prosperity

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Practical Philosophy

Examine how the combined wisdom of East and West can help us find freedom, happiness and fulfilment

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