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. 

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.

  • A range of sessions on different days and times – choose the one that suits you
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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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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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