Upcoming Events

The School of Philosophy organises various events and courses for the enjoyment of students and visitors. This page lists upcoming offerings that complement the School’s Philosophy courses and bring practical philosophy to everyday living.

You can also read more about featured events in the Features section of this site.

On the Calendar

  • Cultural Day - Sunday 24th March, 2019 (Refer to Features for details)
  • Happiness, Love of Truth and Wisdom - 3 consecutive Wednesday mornings - commencing Wednesday 27th March, 2019
  • Practical Wisdom Workshop - Is the Universe Intelligent? - Saturday 30th March, 2019
  • Start of next term - Monday 20th May, 2019

Practical Wisdom Workshops

Practical Wisdom Workshops are offered in the belief that the timeless wisdom traditions still have relevance in today’s world and when applied produce unique initiatives. We have lined up 3 passionate presenters who have all found inspiration and conviction from studying and practicing the tenets of wisdom texts over many years. They here offer the fruits of their study which has been as much practical application as intellectual study.

The PWW format offers a forum for the participant to join in and question if required or share their experiences if desired or just to soak up the information and quietly reflect how it might apply in their lives.

The philosophies that have stood the test of time were ground breaking in their day. Come and be a part of something old yet new, individual yet universal - Be a part of the heard - not the HERD!

Current workshops are:

  • Saturday, 16 February - Plato in the Modern World, presented by Marita Brewster.
  • Saturday, 9 March - Philosophy & Minimalism, presented by Belinda Fyffe.
  • Saturday, 30 March - Is the Universe Intelligent? - A Dialectic Enquiry, presented by Craig Hassed.

More discourse than lecture, these presentations offer you the opportunity to engage with the subject matter, question & discuss with like minded people. Join the discovery of practical wisdom and how it could be applied in daily life. 

Location:  All workshops will be held at the School of Philosophy. 1 Through Street, Hawthorn. (Enter through Erasmus Primary School carpark off Through Street).

Cost:         All workshops $35 each 

Each workshop is limited to 20 attendees.

For more information and to book, go to https://www.practicalwisdomworkshops.org/

Happiness, Love of Truth and Wisdom

You are invited to join thoughtful men and women in a relaxed and friendly environment to explore these questions and many more. This special Introductory Course will allow you to have a taste of this enquiry and should you wish to take the journey further, the School of Philosophy offers you the opportunity to do so. It is up to you.

Location: Wyreena Community Arts Centre, "Silver Birches" 13-23 Hull Road, Croydon, 3136

Three consecutive Wednesday mornings: 27th March, 3rd April, 10th April

10:00 am to 12:30 pm, including refreshment break

Course cost: $50.00 to be paid on the first day

Enquiries and Bookings: Mr. Mike Welsh, 0418 348 118, welshhypnotherapy@gmail.com

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