Practical Philosophy Introductory Course Nationwide Week Commencing 15th September 2014

Those seeking an understanding of our existence and the world in which we live are invited to attend a 12 week course in practical philosophy which shows that there is an underlying unity to everything and that this holds the key to a happy, fulfilling and peaceful life.
Introductory Course Term Fee: €80

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Why Philosopy? An explanation:

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12 week course content

Week 1

Practical Philosophy - that which helps us to live truly and happily. How to act wisely and with confidence in all circumstances. Mindfulness exercise 1.

Week 2

Self-Knowledge - the key to wisdom. Being true to ourselves. Mindfulness in all situations.

Week 3

Awareness - the key to self-knowledge. Awakening to reality. The spirit of enquiry. Accessing the stillness within.

Week 4

Living in the present. The 4 states of attention. Mindfulness exercise 2.

Week 5

Living justly. The 6 tyrants within us. Overcoming anger and fear.

Week 6

Developing reason in ourselves. Experiencing deeper levels of being. Stillness and realising our potential.

Week 7

In truth, who am I? Understanding your own nature. The unchanging observer. Mindfulness exercise 3.

Week 8

The power of beauty. Beauty at physical, mental and causal levels. Absolute beauty.

Week 9

The 3 energies of the universe. The transendental Self. Discovering true freedom.

Week 10

The energies and their effect on body, mind and heart. The proper use of attention. Mindfulness exercise 4.

Week 11

The 3 states of love. The right use of speech. The effect of food on the mind.

Week 12

The desire for truth. The way ahead. Living mindfully.

Each weekly session lasts 2 hours, including refreshment break. Enrol online today.

Selection of CDs available

Now available:
Philosophy & Acceptance
Philosophy & Unleashing Your Creativity

Philosophy and Unleashing Your Creativity

This talk examines the true nature of creativity and how to develop it.

Current List of Lectures available on CD

Cultural Day
15th & 16th November 2014

This enjoyable event provides an opportunity to enjoy four interesting talks from eight talks on offer.

No previous knowledge of the subjects is required. Each talk is presented in an easily accessible manner designed to entertain and inform with time for questions and lively discussion.

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Other Courses starting in September

Practical Parenting for the Formative Years

Parenting from years 0 to 10.
10 Weeks - Starting 30th September - click here.

Practical Parenting for the Challenging Years

Parenting from years 10 to 18.
10 Weeks - Starting 30th September - click here.

Practical Health

A course based on the ancient Ayurvedic system.
8 Weeks - Deferred to January 2015.

Saturday Mornings with Socrates and Plato

10 Weeks - Starting 4th October 2014- click here.


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