Horizons - Saturday studies

Join us on Saturday mornings and bring philosophy to life with a wide selection of fascinating nine week courses in a vibrant atmosphere. One course - £52. Two courses - £73.

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Plato’s Symposium

Sanskrit Foundation Courses – Part 6 and IGCSE Preparation

The Fine Art of Calligraphy

The Confident Voice

The Bhagavad Gita (Sanskrit)



The Fine Art of Calligraphy

Upanishad Studies

Marsilio Ficino and Love

Discovering  Poetry


The Nature of Music

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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 and Love

Every letter by Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) is imbued with love. He knew that his very essence is love. And he knew that the essence of all humanity is love. That is what he reminds us in his letters

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9.30am: Plato's Protagoras

What does Protagoras teach? What is the nature of excellence?

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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

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 Mandukya Upanishad and practice reflection on great Vedic statements

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9.30am: Ayurveda

Learn about this ancient system of healing

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11.15am: Plotinus

It is the same inspiration that has blessed Plato and Plotinus; but it produced within Plato more fertile insight and within Plotinus a more focused insight, at least as noble and at times altogether more profound.

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9.30am: Sanskrit Foundation Course - Part 7

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 - IGCSE Preparation (term 2)

This course will continue to 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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9.30am: Economics & Civilisation

An introduction to assembling the concepts, methods and definitions used in the study and outlining the range of discrete subjects essential to the formulation of public economic policy

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11.15am: Sanātana Dharma

Draw on one of the oldest traditions to discover and understand principles of human conduct that have shaped today’s world

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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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