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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Enrol today for our stimulating and thought-provoking online course of ten weekly sessions, starting Monday 21st September.

Free course – our students’ gift to you

Thanks to the generous support of previous students on this course, we are able to offer this introductory course completely free of charge (our other online courses currently cost £50). It’s an inspiring gesture of support for the pressure and strains people face at this uniquely challenging time.

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  • Classes will be offered remotely via Zoom
  • Over ten weekly sessions you’ll consider philosophical ideas and questions relevant to everyday life
  • Each session is one hour long

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Dates: 21 September - 6 December
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ
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Weeks 9 & 10: Living justly

Dates: 21 September - 6 December
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ

What we’ll cover in these sessions

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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