Courses/Seminars …

Philosophy of the Sublime: Magic & Imagination

The philosophical sublime refers to those terrifying and delightful realities that exist beyond the common everyday, it is these that the magician seeks to experience and use to achieve a cosmic elevation of the self. 10 Aug – 24 Aug ’21

Phenomenology: An Introduction

“Psychic life is accessible to us not only through self-experience but also through experience of others.” — Edmund Husserl (1927) Encyclopedia Britannica: Phenomenology  20 September – 6 December ‘21

Chinese Philosophy in a Nutshell

“At fifteen I set my heart on learning; at thirty I took my stand; at forty I came to be free from doubts; at fifty I understood the Decree of Heaven; at sixty my ear was attuned; at seventy I followed my heart’s desire without overstepping the line.” — Confucius Analects 2.4   20 September – 11 October ‘21

Japanese Philosophy in a Nutshell

“True nothingness is one that envelops being and nothingness with no such character of opposition.” — Nishida Kitaro (1926) The Logic of Place   18 October – 8 November ‘21

Hannah Arendt: On Violence and Politics

“ … power always stands in need of numbers, whereas violence … relies on implements.” “The extreme form of power is All against One, the extreme form of violence is One against All.” — Hannah Arendt (1969) On Violence   2 – 9 October ‘21

Buddhist Philosophy in a Nutshell

”Form is empty. Emptiness is form. Emptiness is not other than form; form is also not other than emptiness. ” — Heart Sutra    15 November – 6 December ‘21

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