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Talk: at 10:45 am to
Deep philosophy, deep ecology
4 presentations with Q & A discussion
Philosophy in the West – especially in its English-speaking part – has been considered an isolated and private venture, with little influence upon the way in which societies conduct themselves: like Earth itself in the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, ... more
Talk: at 7 pm
Shamanism is an ancient and almost universal tradition among societies that live close to nature, and many seekers in the Western world feel that there is a lot that can be learnt from this natural form of practical wisdom. ... more
Talk: at 7 pm
Out of the thousands of films produced in the 20th and 21st centuries, some have given us acute analyses – humorous, tragic or tragi-comic – of the social and philosophical dilemmas of our times. This talk, richly illustrated with film-clips, ... more
Workshop: at 10:15 am to
Orpheus, Plato and Myths of Initiation
A one day workshop with Tim Addey
One of the most important tributaries to the great river that is the Platonic tradition is that of the mystical Orphic mythology and theology. As Proclus (the 5th century head of the Platonic Academy) wrote "All the theology of ... more