Introductory Practical Philosophy

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

Enrol today for the summer term, starting Monday 27th April.

A gift to the world

The normal charge is £60. This term, as a response to the unique situation and isolation everyone’s facing, the whole course is completely free of charge.

Choose your session, then click ‘enrol’. On the next page, enter coupon code ‘liveandfree’.

The next few weeks may be challenging. We hope this little offer makes things just a bit easier.

  • 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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Dates: 27 April - 05 July
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ
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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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