Practical Philosophy in Reading, Berkshire

Practical Philosophy Berkshire
In Reading

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Important information

Typology Workshop
Level Beginner
Location Reading
Class hours 2h
Duration 10 Weeks
Start 16/01/2018
  • Workshop
  • Beginner
  • Reading
  • 2h
  • Duration:
    10 Weeks
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Find the wise person within, through guided discussions based on great teachings of the world, practical exercises and your own experiences in 10 lively interactive non-academic group meetings, held weekly in Reading. The price is for all 10 evenings.


Where and when

Starts Location
16 Jan 2018
King's Road, RG14HJ, Berkshire, England
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Starts 16 Jan 2018
King's Road, RG14HJ, Berkshire, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

This course can help anyone who genuinely wishes it lead a richer, less stressful, more centred, life.

· Who is it intended for?

Open to all.

· Requirements

No requirements except an open mind and an interest in a greater understanding of self awareness.

· What does Practical Philosophy mean?

The course is practical in the sense that it is designed to be of direct use in our everyday lives. The intention is to stimulate enquiry and through this expand the way we look at the world and ourselves, conferring happiness and freedom.

What you'll learn on the course

Self knowledge
Stress and Anxiety
Every day living
Time management
Right action

Teachers and trainers (1)

Stephen Silver
Stephen Silver

Course programme


A tutor presents material, and leads a discussion based on what arises. Being practical rather than academic, the emphasis is on personal knowledge. Students are encouraged neither to accept nor reject the ideas put forward, but to test them in practice for themselves, in the light of their own experience.

In this way, for those who wish, the whole week between classes can become a learning opportunity.

As the course continues, the most vivid and valuable part of the evening meetings is often sharing what has been seen in daily life between individual sessions.

Stimulating discussion from tutor-led open ended questions.

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