Courses

NOTE: 2020 COURSES WILL PROCEED ONLINE UNTIL THE LIFTING OF CORVID-19 RESTRICTIONS. ONLY Platonic Esoteric Geometry WILL BE DEFERRED, AS HANDS-ON INSTRUCTION IS REQUIRED.

READING PLATO: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

Curious about philosophy? Let Plato teach you.

Join us reading and discussing the famous dialogues where Socrates stands accused of corrupting the youth of Athens.

  • Six weekly small-group sessions for absolute beginners
  • Read a set passage before the evening talk and discussion
  • All readings from The Last Days of Socrates
    (available for purchase)

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WINTER CLASS NOW FULL

SPRING CLASS NOW OPEN FOR BOOKING
Wednesday nights from 9 Sept 2020, 6:30 – 8pm (Eastern Australian time)
Online using ZOOM (during Covid-19 restrictions)

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PLATO’S REPUBLIC

Find out why this is one of the most famous and influential books in the Western tradition.
Also discover some of its esoteric secrets.

(Not for beginners: take Reading Plato before doing this course)

  • Six weekly small-group sessions
  • Read a set passage before the evening talk and discussion
  • All readings from The Republic (available for purchase)
  • Online using ZOOM (during Covid-19 restrictions)

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WINTER CLASS NOW OPEN FOR BOOKING FULL
Monday nights from 13 July 2020, 6:30 – 8pm (Eastern Australian Time)

This class will run again in the summer.

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PLATONIC LOVE

Love, sex, booze and rhetoric, reading the Symposium and Phaedrus

(Not for beginners: take Reading Plato before doing this course.)

  • Six weekly small-group sessions
  • Read a set passage before the evening talk and discussion
  • All readings from Symposium and Phaedrus (available for purchase)
  • Online using ZOOM (during Covid-19 restrictions)
  • Course outline available soon

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SPRING CLASS NOW AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING
Tuesday nights from 8 September 2020, 6.30 – 8pm (Eastern Australia Time)

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PLATONIC ESOTERIC GEOMETRY

(Not for beginners: take Reading Plato before doing this course.)

  • Six weekly small-group sessions
  • Compass, rule, paper and all other materials provided

Take this course to:

  • Practice the geometry that informs Plato’s dialogues
  • Get in touch with the universal form of experience through geometric drawing
  • Open your eyes to similarity and self-similarity in nature, art and architecture
  • Learn the ancient art of geometry without the tyranny of scale and without the distraction of numbers or algebra
  • Discover why geometry is the gateway to Platonism.

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WINTER CLASS NOW OPEN FOR BOOKING
Wednesday Nights from 15 July 2020, 6:30 – 8pm
Greek Community Centre, Level 2, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

COURSE DEFERRED UNTIL THE LIFTING OF CORVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, AS HANDS-ON INSTRUCTION IS REQUIRED.