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Philosophy and You

Because human life involves continual choices, clearly a cultivation of wisdom is always beneficial - but what does this mean?


Philosophy means "the love of wisdom" and is fundamental to human life. Human life is a continual series of choices: the more our choices are characterised by wisdom the happier we are, and the more we are able to play our part well in the drama of the universe. It may seem that philosophy is only for the clever, and for those who have learnt the jargon of philosophy, but this is not so - it is for everyone, regardless of age, race, sex, abilities, and indeed all the boxes in which we tend to put ourselves and others. How can the ordinary person go about a systematic exploration of the greatest of all human arts and sciences? This final lecture looks at the Platonic path, which is as much about the heart as it is about the mind, and as much about beauty as it is of truth. After the lecture there will be time set aside for discussion.


Speaker(s):

Professor Tim Addey | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

17 December 2009 at 7:30 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

The Pierian Centre
27 Portland Square
Bristol
BS2 8SA
0117 924 4512
http://www.pierian-centre.com/
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Organised by:

The Prometheus Trust
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Tickets:

£5

Available from:

At the door, or reserve a place via the Administrator, The Prometheus Trust, info@prometheustrust.co.uk or phone 01373 825808

Additional Information:

This is the last of a seven lecture series - these lectures are linked but each is self-contained and will therefore be accessible without attendance at the others.

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