More About the course

The term runs for 10 sessions and the course fee is €50 (enrolment online). Starting Saturday, October 3rd,2020.

Each session is stand-alone, no previous knowledge is necessary.

Classes are interactive with a lively discussion on the weekly reading of the dialogue.

The emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teaching in our modern world.

This term we will be finishing the Phaedo and the two serious challenges to Socrates proposal on the immortality of the soul. For the remainder of the term, we will tackle the Euthyphro on the nature of Piety

By the powers, Euthyphro! how little does the common herd know of the nature of right and truth. A man must be an extraordinary man, and have made great strides in wisdom, before he could have seen his way to bring such an action”

The Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy

describes Plato as

" of the most dazzling writers in the Western literary tradition and one of the most penetrating, wide-ranging, and influential authors in the history of philosophy”

Plato offers Insights not doctrine , Dialectic not dogma allowing the timeless reasoned argument to prevail.

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