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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  • 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 1 & 2: The wisdom within

These opening sessions consider how philosophy can help us enjoy richer, less stressful lives.

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Weeks 3 & 4: Know thyself

We look at practical ways to explore who we really are and how to tap into our true potential

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Weeks 5 & 6: Being awake

Explore deeper levels of awareness, and how we can become more awake to the world around us

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Weeks 7 & 8: The present moment

We introduce a simple practice to help us live in the present moment more frequently

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Weeks 9 & 10: Living justly

We discuss the ways we might use Plato’s ideas on justice and injustice in our daily lives

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