An Introduction to Japanese Philosophy

20 Jan 14:00 - 15:30 20 Jan 14:00 - 15:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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In his book Zen and Japanese Culture, D. T. Suzuki encapsulated the philosophy of the Japanese tea ceremony when he asked: 'Who would then deny that when I am sipping tea in my...   More info

How to be a Mystic

20 Jan 16:30 - 17:30 20 Jan 16:30 - 17:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Whether through music, meditation, prayer, art, or love, most of us can recall experiences in which we were temporarily granted a different feeling of our being alive. In this...   More info

The Way of Emptiness 皆空之道

27 Jan 14:00 - 15:30 27 Jan 14:00 - 15:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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For people in the West, emptiness is almost always associated with despair, with nothingness, and a fundamental meaninglessness to life that arises in times of psychological...   More info

Autonomy

27 Jan 16:30 - 17:30 27 Jan 16:30 - 17:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Date: Saturday 27th January Time: 4:30pm 5:30pm Location: Clear Water Academy 一清社, 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AB Online booking only: Places very limited (8 maximum) Ticket...   More info

An Introduction to Japanese Philosophy

03 Feb 14:00 - 15:30 03 Feb 14:00 - 15:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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In his book Zen and Japanese Culture, D. T. Suzuki encapsulated the philosophy of the Japanese tea ceremony when he asked: 'Who would then deny that when I am sipping tea in my...   More info

I Love, Therefore I Am: The Philosophy of Love

03 Feb 16:00 - 17:30 03 Feb 16:00 - 17:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Almost every educated person in the West has heard of René Descartes' infamous 'I think, therefore I am'. Far fewer people have heard of Emmanuel Mounier's alternative: 'I love...   More info

To Be Like Water: The Way of Lao-Tzu

10 Feb 14:00 - 15:30 10 Feb 14:00 - 15:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Date: Saturday 10th February Time: 2pm 3:30pm Location: Clear Water Academy 一清社, 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AB Places very limited (8 maximum) Online booking only: http...   More info

I Love, Therefore I Am: The Philosophy of Love

10 Feb 16:00 - 17:30 10 Feb 16:00 - 17:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Almost every educated person in the West has heard of René Descartes' infamous 'I think, therefore I am'. Far fewer people have heard of Emmanuel Mounier's alternative: 'I love...   More info

The Philosophy of Art

17 Feb 14:00 - 15:30 17 Feb 14:00 - 15:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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What is art? What makes an artist? What is the relationship between traditional art and abstract art? And should artists be morally accountable for what they produce? Join Haoyu...   More info

I Love, Therefore I Am: The Philosophy of Love

17 Feb 16:00 - 17:30 17 Feb 16:00 - 17:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Almost every educated person in the West has heard of René Descartes' infamous 'I think, therefore I am'. Far fewer people have heard of Emmanuel Mounier's alternative: 'I love...   More info

The Way of Emptiness 皆空之道

24 Feb 14:00 - 15:30 24 Feb 14:00 - 15:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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For people in the West, emptiness is almost always associated with despair, with nothingness, and a fundamental meaninglessness to life that arises in times of psychological...   More info

I Love, Therefore I Am: The Philosophy of Love

24 Feb 16:00 - 17:30 24 Feb 16:00 - 17:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Almost every educated person in the West has heard of René Descartes' infamous 'I think, therefore I am'. Far fewer people have heard of Emmanuel Mounier's alternative: 'I love...   More info

Existentialism (I): The European Experience

03 Mar 14:00 - 15:00 03 Mar 14:00 - 15:00 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Join Haoyu Yang 楊昊宇 (Anthony Haynes) for an introduction to the philosophy of existentialism, exploring the ideas French writers and playwrights Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus...   More info

The Other Taoists

03 Mar 16:00 - 17:30 03 Mar 16:00 - 17:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Almost everybody who has heard of Taoism has heard of Lao-Tzu, and maybe also Chuang-Tzu, but what about the other Taoists, who are excellent thinkers in their own right? Join...   More info

An Introduction to Christian Mysticism

04 Mar 14:00 - 15:00 04 Mar 14:00 - 15:00 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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In The Ascent to Mount Carmel, written between 1578 and 1579, the Catholic mystic St. John of the Cross teaches: To reach satisfaction in all desire its possession in nothing. To...   More info

Existentialism (II): The Japanese Experience

17 Mar 14:00 - 15:30 17 Mar 14:00 - 15:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Dates & Times: Saturday 17th March, 2pm 3:30pm Location: Clear Water Academy 一清社, 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AB Online booking only: Places very limited (8 maximum) http...   More info

Jesus: The Philosophy of the God-Man

18 Mar 14:00 - 15:30 18 Mar 14:00 - 15:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Enlightened Buddha figure, or God among us? Moral teacher of love and acceptance, or religious zealot and prophet of doom for unbelievers? Join Haoyu Yang 楊昊宇 (Anthony Haynes) for...   More info

Zen: From China to Japan

19 May 14:00 - 15:30 19 May 14:00 - 15:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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When it comes to traditional culture and philosophy, perhaps nothing is so Japanese as Zen. Yet, nothing is so Chinese, too from name to transmission, scriptures to practice, Zen...   More info

Technically Human

26 May 14:00 - 15:30 26 May 14:00 - 15:30 - Edinburgh Edinburgh
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Modern technology affords human beings unprecedented power to shape their environment, travel great distances with unparalleled speed, and with its medical applications, reduce...   More info


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