Course commences on Thursday 21st February 2019 at 7.30pm

Transform your ideas into actions through an education in active philosophy

The great philosophical teachings of East & West explain that we can’t change the world if we don’t change ourselves. It is through the practice of universal values that we can profoundly transform ourselves by putting our ideas into action.

Practical philosophy helps develop self-confidence, moral strength and resilience, to face the difficulties and crises of everyday life. It allows us to become protagonists of change in our lives and in our environment.

Beginner’s Course in Active Philosophy

The weekly course is a dynamic introduction to the theory and practice of active philosophy to get to know yourself and learn to face many different circumstances in life without forgetting the art of living with others.

Accessible to everyone, we learn how to practice the teachings of the great philosophers of East and West in our daily lives.

COURSE INFO

Duration: 4 classes (once a week)

Fee: €40

TOPICS COVERED

THE INNER BATTLE (Wisdom of Ancient India in the Bhagavad Gita)

Understanding the timeless conflict of the Human Being
An eastern perspective on overcoming one’s own limitations
Dharma, Karma, Reincarnation
Face your fears, engage your inner battle, become who you are

ACTION TO TRANSFORM SOCIETY: THE PATH TO COMMITMENT

How to transform society? To go beyond violence and corruption: the idealists’ role in this transformation.
Relationship between the individual and the State. Individual ideals and collective ideals.
Education and initiation. Initiatory education and the path to transformation.
Healing from the “disease” of power. Learning interdependence and solidarity.

ACTION IN HISTORY: THE PATH TO TRANSFORMATION

Leaving behind immediacy. Being and becoming throughout history.
Myths and archetypes: reinventing the world. The role of imagination in becoming: myth and history.
Cycles and evolution. Examples for a future world.
Historical perspectives: towards a new Renaissance. Building a path towards transformation.