PLATO COURSES AND EVENTS

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COURSES

Plotinus
Term 3 2021

Plotinus is the greatest and most famous of the Neoplatonic philosophers.  Born in Egypt and educated in Alexandria, Plotinus moved to Rome where a circle of dedicated students formed around him and persuaded him to write.

Plato’s Parmenides
Term 3 2021

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 Study of Plato
Term 3 2021

The Study of Plato classes will looking at The Meno Part 2. Can virtue / excellence be taught?  Plato explores this great question.

Plato’s Laws
Term 3 2021

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. Meditating students only.

EVENTS

A Day with Plato
Sunday14 November

We will be reading the second half of Plato’s Gorgias.  Don’t worry if you missed the first half. Join us online via Zoom, on Sunday November 14 from 9 am to 3 pm with 1 hour lunch break and two, half hour tea breaks.