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Upcoming Lectures and Events

Roots of Platonic Dialectic 1 - Heraclitus

23 Oct 17

Shami Chakrabarti on Sisterhood

5 Nov 17

Philosophy and the art of questioning - Plato’s Euthyphro

6 Nov 17

Previous Lectures and Events

Resting from our labours with Myth

9 Oct 17

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

14 Aug 17

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

31 Jul 17

Knowledge in Plato’s Sophist

10 Jul 17

Philosophy in theory and practice – Plato's Seventh Letter

3 Jul 17

Knowledge in Plato’s Theaetetus

19 Jun 17

Plotinus on the Beautiful

5 Jun 17

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

Life Lessons from Brian Eno

21 Feb 17

The soul – living knowledge

13 Feb 17

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

30 Jan 17

We Need to talk about Lionel Shriver

17 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

Life Lessons: Ed Balls and Tanya Byron

20 Sep 16

Life Lessons: Ed Balls and Tanya Byron

20 Sep 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

Proclus on Know Thyself

16 Mar 15

The First Alcibiades – Know Thyself

16 Mar 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

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