Introductory Practical Philosophy

All of our sessions are currently full but please email the team via hello@fses.org with your preferred session to put your name on a waiting list.

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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 9 & 10: Living justly

Dates: 27 April - 05 July
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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