Practical Philosophy – Wisdom
The second part of our starter course considering the philosophical ideas and questions affecting our everyday lives.
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..
Welcome to Wisdom: the second part of our Introductory Practical Philosophy course.
Enrolment for the new term, starting Monday 21st September, is now open.
- Classes will be offered remotely via Zoom
- Over ten weekly sessions you’ll consider philosophical ideas and questions relevant to all our lives
- Each session is 75 minutes long
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Weeks 9 & 10: The desire for truth
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ
What we’ll cover in this session
What is truth?
How does the desire for truth show itself?
Practical philosophy is about discovering the truth of things – not theoretically, but in our own experience.
In this final session we look back and ask ourselves how our search for truth has fared as the term has progressed. We discuss what has been discovered and how, in our own way, we may continue to develop it in our daily lives.