Introductory Practical Philosophy

Do any of us really know who we are? Or why? For thousands of years, philosophy has been searching for answers

Practical Philosophy is the exploration of knowledge, wisdom and

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ideas you can use to make sense of your world. It’s about discovering the truth of things – not in theory, but in our own experience.

Register today for this free introductory course.
  • This is a free course (apart from a £10 admin fee)
  • Over ten weekly sessions – evenings or Saturday mornings – you’ll consider philosophical ideas and questions relevant to all our lives
  • Evening sessions include a light supper and refreshments (for a reasonable cost)
  • Saturday sessions include a mid-morning refreshments break (with a small charge for tea/coffee)
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Dates: 25 Sep - 09 Dec
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ
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5. Living justly

Dates: 25 Sep - 09 Dec
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ

What we’ll cover in this session

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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