To be a flute-maker is to be an endangered species. Flute-makers in Scotland go back to the 17thcentury but now there is only one left. George’s flutes are in demand across the world so what makes them so special? He is an expert in woodwork, a silversmith and also makes his own tools. In the last 40 years he’s made around 1,200 beautiful wooden flutes. George is a senior philosophy student in the Edinburgh School.
A talk by Mr Donald Lambie given at the School of Philosophy, SE London branch on 20 February 2023 Very good to be with you ladies and gentlemen and I am delighted that we’ve got people also from St Alban’s and Kent...Continue reading
“Toussaint alone among the black leaders, with freedom for all in mind, was in the early months of 1792 organising out of the thousands of ignorant and untrained blacks an army capable of fighting European troops.” CLR James C. L....Continue reading
There’s something very special about hearing poetry, not reading it. Hearing it in the presence of others. When you create the conditions to drink in the words, you’re transported to another world. We listened with our minds and even more,...Continue reading
Author: Arthur Farndell Plato’s Republic contains the declaration by Socrates to the effect that States will have no rest from their troubles until philosophers are kings or rulers have the spirit and power of philosophy. Marsilio Ficino (1433-99), whose 12...Continue reading