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
- 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)
7. The light of reason
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ
What we’ll cover in this session
What is reason?
How can it enrich our lives?
We look at the philosopher Shankara’s notion that reason is the ability to discern the transient from the eternal, the changing from the unchanging. This leads to the question what, in our experience, can actually be said to be unchanging?
Suggestions are given to help further consideration of this question during the coming week.