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November 2017

Plato Study Day

November 5 at 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
The School of Practical Philosophy, 12 East 79th Street
Manhattan, 10075 United States
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THE GREAT ESCAPE A DAY WITH PLATO  Plato’s dialogue Crito enables us to listen in on a dramatic conversation in an Athenian jail cell in 399 BC.  The great philosopher Socrates’ execution is set for the next day, and his closest friend Crito arrives offering a foolproof plan of escape. The only question:  can he convince Socrates to flee? Socrates makes it clear that he will only consent to escape if he can be shown that it is the right thing…

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Finding Justice

November 11 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The School of Practical Philosophy, 12 East 79th Street
Manhattan, 10075 United States
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Lecture with Roland Rothenbucher - “Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.” Plato   Economic justice, social justice, environmental justice: there is hardly a sphere of life where the question of justice has not been raised. In the face of mounting instances of agitation and concern caused by local, national and global injustice, how are we to act? How can we live more…

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Last Day of Classes

November 18
The School of Practical Philosophy, 12 East 79th Street
Manhattan, 10075 United States
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Enjoy your winter holiday. Last day of classes is Saturday, November 18, 2017. We look forward to seeing you on Opening Day, Saturday, January 6, 2018.

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January 2018

An Open House at The School of Practical Philosophy

January 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
The School of Practical Philosophy, 12 East 79th Street
Manhattan, 10075 United States
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Come join us for an open conversation about happiness with tutors from The School of Practical Philosophy. Ask questions about the School, find out about the classes offered, and discover how generations of students have benefited from the discovery of wisdom and the study of Practical Philosophy. Light refreshments will be served. PLEASE NOTE: This event is intended for NEW and PROSPECTIVE students and those curious about The School of Practical Philosophy. Current students or students who have already taken…

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Opening Day Winter 2018

January 6, 2018
The School of Practical Philosophy, 12 East 79th Street
Manhattan, 10075 United States
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All students are invited to attend Winter 2018 Opening Day. I, N, M, S Levels: start time 7:30 am. Philosophy 2, 3, 4, 5: start time 8:30 am.

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Winter 2018 Term Begins

January 8, 2018
The School of Practical Philosophy, 12 East 79th Street
Manhattan, 10075 United States
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All Philosophy classes begin the week of January 8, 2018.

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March 2018

Last Day of Classes

March 17, 2018
The School of Practical Philosophy, 12 East 79th Street
Manhattan, 10075 United States
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The last day of classes is Saturday, March 17, 2018. We look forward to seeing you on Opening Day Saturday April 7, 2018. Enjoy your spring holiday.  

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April 2018

Opening Day Spring 2018

April 7, 2018
The School of Practical Philosophy, 12 East 79th Street
Manhattan, 10075 United States
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All students are invited to attend Spring 2018 Opening Day. I, N, M, S Levels: start time 7:30 am. Philosophy 2, 3, 4, 5: start time 8:30 am.

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May 2018

School Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

May 25, 2018 - May 28, 2018
The School of Practical Philosophy, 12 East 79th Street
Manhattan, 10075 United States
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School will be closed Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.

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