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 introductory course.
  • Offered for just £10 for the entire course
  • 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: 14 Jan - 30 Mar
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ
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4. The present moment

Dates: 14 Jan - 30 Mar
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ

What we’ll cover in this session

Living in the now, mindfulness.

What is the potential of the present moment?

We review our own experience of attention through a model featuring attention centred, captured, open and scattered, and how these each relate to the past, present and future.

We examine the extraordinary brightness and freedom naturally available in the present moment. A straightforward practice is introduced to help us experience this more frequently.

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