Philosophy Blog

Once a week in SW London nine women meet to read Plato. None are academics or have a degree in ancient philosophy. Most of us met Plato for the first time when studying philosophy at the School of Economic Science....
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First in a series Having the privilege to study practical philosophy for just over 10 years now, has been a life-enhancing activity. It may sound clichéd but that does not mean it is not true! But. From the early years...
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Peter McLoughlin explains the latest scientific insights on Meditation. These studies are explained in a way that is accessible to all. The talk includes discussion of neurological insights, such as changes in the function, connectivity and structure of the brain,...
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Students in the School of Economic Science study the Upanishads because they are the heart of Advaita Vedānta. Vedānta literally translates as ‘the end of the Veda’, ‘end’ not necessarily in the sense of time, but in the sense of...
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