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Upcoming Lectures and Events

Plotinus on the Beautiful

5 Jun 17

Knowledge in Plato’s Theaetetus

19 Jun 17

Philosophy in theory and practice – Plato's Seventh Letter

3 Jul 17

Knowledge in Plato’s Sophist

10 Jul 17

Philosophy in theory and practice – Plato's Seventh Letter - 2

31 Jul 17

Plato's Cosmic Ecology – a short exploration of the Timaeus

14 Aug 17

Previous Lectures and Events

The Platonic Tradition looks at Evil

22 May 17

Plotinus on the Beautiful

8 May 17

Know Thyself – Plato's first exhortation

24 Apr 17

Orphic Myth and Platonic Philosophy - another look

10 Apr 17

Myth and Philosophy: Socrates as the philosophic Theseus

27 Mar 17

Orphic Myth and Platonic Philosophy

13 Mar 17

Plato's Symposium and Diotima's path of love

27 Feb 17

The soul – living knowledge

13 Feb 17

Plato's vision: One reality, two worlds, three natures?

30 Jan 17

The Platonic Tradition

16 Jan 17

Philosophy and Rhetoric: companions or rivals?

12 Dec 16

The exercise of arete – Porphyry on excellence or virtue

28 Nov 16

The Judgment of Paris – a precursor to war?

14 Nov 16

Plato and Aristotle on Friendship and Community (2)

31 Oct 16

Plato and Aristotle on Friendship and Community (1)

17 Oct 16

Plato on Ideas (3)

3 Oct 16

First steps in Platonic dialectic

19 Sep 16

Plato on Ideas (2)

5 Sep 16

Plato's Cave

22 Aug 16

Plato on Ideas

8 Aug 16

Plato's Divided Line - an exploration

25 Jul 16

The Crito

11 Jul 16

Parmenides - the Way of Truth

27 Jun 16

The Crito

13 Jun 16

Plato on Justice - a look at the Gorgias

30 May 16

Porphyry on Arete (Virtue or Excellence)

16 May 16

Porphyry on Arete (Virtue or Excellence)

18 Apr 16

The Initiations of Diotima

10 Apr 16

The Myth of Er (from the 10th book of Plato's Republic)

4 Apr 16

Myths of the soul - philosophic insights from ancient myths 3

21 Mar 16

Plotinus On the Birth of Love (Ennead III, v, 9)

7 Mar 16

Myths of the soul - philosophic insights from ancient myths 2

22 Feb 16

Iamblichus' Exhortation to Philosophy

8 Feb 16

Myths of the soul - philosophic insights from ancient myths 1

25 Jan 16

Knowledge and belief in Plato's Meno

11 Jan 16

“The Magnificent Myth” from Plato's Republic

7 Dec 15

The Gods of the Platonic Tradition (3)

9 Nov 15

Plato's Phaedo - Reminiscence of Reality

26 Oct 15

The Gods of the Platonic Tradition (2)

12 Oct 15

Plato's Phaedrus - “Following the Gods”

28 Sep 15

The Gods of the Platonic Tradition

14 Sep 15

Sun, sight, intellect, transcendence

3 Aug 15

Plato's Seventh Letter and the Pursuit of Truth

6 Jul 15

Philosophy and Myth

11 May 15

Plotinus on Beauty

27 Apr 15

The Platonic Tradition

13 Apr 15

Plato's Philebus and the Myth of Prometheus

20 Mar 15

Proclus on Know Thyself

16 Mar 15

The First Alcibiades – Know Thyself

16 Mar 15

Plato's Republic and the Fable of Erus

6 Mar 15

Plato's Phaedo and the Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur

27 Feb 15

Meno's slave – the power within the soul

16 Feb 15

Diotima's Path of Love – the philosophy of desire.

19 Jan 15

Plato's Phaedo – the Mysteries of the Philosophic Death and the Philosophic Life

15 Dec 14

Plato's First Alcibiades

1 Dec 14

What is Reality? Plato's Cave

17 Nov 14

Philosophy and the Platonic Tradition

3 Nov 14

The Phaedo – the Mysteries of the Philosophic Death and the Philosophic Life

16 May 14

The First Alcibiades – Know Thyself

9 May 14

Meno's slave – the power within

28 Mar 14

Diotima's Path of Love – the philosophy of desire.

21 Mar 14

Plato's Cave – what is reality?

14 Mar 14

The Philosopher Amongst the Stars

26 Mar 13

The Philosopher in the Sould

19 Mar 13

The Philosopher in the World

12 Mar 13

The Philosopher Amongst the Stars

4 Mar 13

The Philosopher in the Soul

18 Feb 13

The Philosopher in the World

4 Feb 13

The Challenge of Platonism

22 Nov 12

Damascius - Dialectic and Divine Riddles

8 May 12

Porphyry - the Compassionate Philosopher

24 Apr 12

Iamblichus - the Divine Philosopher

10 Apr 12

Damascius - Dialectic and Divine Riddles

3 Apr 12

Proclus - A Man for All Reasons

27 Mar 12

Porphyry - the Compassionate Philosopher

20 Mar 12

Plotinus - The Philosopher

13 Mar 12

Iamblichus - the Divine Philosopher

6 Mar 12

Apuleius - Tales of Truth

28 Feb 12

Proclus - A Man for All Reasons

21 Feb 12

Plotinus - The Philosopher

7 Feb 12

Apuleius - Tales of Truth

24 Jan 12

Single Vision - The intelligible heart of philosophy

15 Mar 11

The Good Life - The vital heart of philosophy

8 Mar 11

Essential Theology - The radical heart of philosophy

1 Mar 11

The Greatest Sacrifice - the philosophical life as an offering to the Goddess of Wisdom

22 Feb 11

What's it all about? A first look at Platonic Dialectics

15 Feb 11

“The Cup of Hemlock and the Cup of Wisdom - the philosophical Socrates behind the historical mask”

8 Feb 11

The art of soul life: Pysche and Eros

8 Jun 10

One day Workshop on Plato's Phaedo

6 Jun 10

The Descent and the Ascent of the Soul

27 May 10

One day Workshop on Plato's Phaedo

23 May 10

The Nature and Faculties of the Soul

17 May 10

Philosophy and You

17 Dec 09

Philosophy and You

15 Dec 09

Philosophy and the Gods

10 Dec 09

Philosophy and the Gods

8 Dec 09

Philosophy and the Soul

3 Dec 09

Philosophy and the Soul

1 Dec 09

Plato's Symposium

29 Nov 09

Philosophy and Politics

26 Nov 09

Philosophy and Politics

24 Nov 09

Plato's Symposium

22 Nov 09

Philosophy and Ecology

17 Nov 09

Philosophy and Ecology

12 Nov 09

Philosophy and the Platonic Tradition

10 Nov 09

Philosophy and the Platonic Tradition

5 Nov 09

Philosophy as a Spiritual Discipline

3 Nov 09

Philosophy as a Spiritual Discipline

29 Oct 09

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