Welcome to School of Philosophy Berkshire

A ten week evening course in Practical Philosophy


 Our Open Morning in Bourne End
Sunday morning 22nd May 9:30-12:30
There will be a series of short talks - see programme below

We generally cover the Berkshire and Buckinghamshire area and over the years have run groups in various locations including Reading, Maidenhead, Windsor, Henley and currently High Wycombe. As well as running the courses we organise study days and public talks.

Our courses have been online since the start of the pandemic but we have returned to offering in-person introductory courses from last September. Online has been a great way for people to join the classes but being able to meet physically together adds further richness of communication.

So we are holding an open morning on Sunday 22nd May at the Bourne End Community Centre, Wakeman Rd, Wooburn Green, Bourne End SL8 5SX, so that people can find out more about what the School offers locally.

There will be a programme of short presentations, interspersed with tea and cake and an opportunity to meet and chat with tutors and other students in the area. Each presentation will be 10-15 minutes, leaving plenty of time for questions and conversation.

Come for as much of the morning as you wish.

The Programme for 22nd May
09:30 Welcome
09:45 What is Practical Philosophy?
10:15 Economics with Justice – it is possible
10:45 Sanskrit – an ancient language with a wonderful sound and literature
11:15 How to have an intelligent conversation – Plato’s guide
11:45 Stillness, awareness and attention – everything starts here
12:15 Further questions

Everyone is most welcome, whether currently attending or thinking of attending a philosophy or economics course, as well as friends and family.

There is no charge for the morning, although donations to help cover costs would be appreciated.

If you have any questions, please contact PracticalPhilosophyBerkshire@gmail.com or 01628 947 848.

I look forward to meeting you there
Stephen Silver
Head of Branch