In the dialogue, Socrates is presented as a young man, below the age of 20, keen on Philosophy, bold, yet untrained. He puts forward “The Theory of Forms”, but when he is pressed by Parmenides, he is at a loss to defend his position.
The Laws are Plato’s final work, rarely read, but providing clarity and insight into the principles that govern societies, offering a path to happiness, freedom and prosperity, individually and collectively.
Plotinus is the greatest and most famous of the Neoplatonic philosophers. Born in Egypt and educated in Alexandria, Plotinus moved to Rome after a failed attempt to go to the East with the Roman Emperor Gordian.
Term 7 of the nine-term course developed by the School will introduce हल् सन्धि (consonant sandhi), the original विभक्ति endings to नामन् , the future tense and the spiritual significance arising from proper recitation.
An opportunity is being presented to all students in the School who wish to study Plato online together. The Study will commence with the Dialogues connected with the Death of Socrates, namely, The Apology, The Crito and The Phaedo.
To comply with Government directives and medical advice concerning COVID-19, as of the 23 March 2020 all Practical Philosophy courses and events have been moved to an online platform.