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This audio is brought to you by the School of Philosophy and Economic Science in Ireland. We hold classes in practical philosophy throughout Ireland all year.

Practical philosophy helps us to discover a way of understanding the world more clearly and find a more certain route to confidence, fulfillment and happiness.

Drawing on the insights of the world’s greatest thinkers, like-minded people come together to discuss and explore life’s fundamental questions such as: How to act wisely, how to be true to one’s own self, how to overcome fear.

The content draws upon the philosophies of both East and West. It is particularly influenced by non-dualistic (Advaita) philosophy which proposes that there is an underlying unity to everything. We hope you enjoy this audio.

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This audio is brought to you by the School of Philosophy and Economic Science in Ireland. We hold classes in practical philosophy throughout Ireland all year.

Practical philosophy helps us to discover a way of understanding the world more clearly and find a more certain route to confidence, fulfillment and happiness.

Drawing on the insights of the world’s greatest thinkers, like-minded people come together to discuss and explore life’s fundamental questions such as: How to act wisely, how to be true to one’s own self, how to overcome fear.

The content draws upon the philosophies of both East and West. It is particularly influenced by non-dualistic (Advaita) philosophy which proposes that there is an underlying unity to everything. We hope you enjoy this audio.

    Philosophy & Unleashing Your Creativity

    Philosophy & Unleashing Your Creativity

    Everybody has it. How to access it. This talk examines what is inspiration? - is all of mankind naturally creative and thus is everybody an artist? - the useful arts and the fine arts - what is the highest art? - how much of the art is due to the artist? - ultimately, who is the artist? - what gets in the way of creativity or inspiration - understanding the source of all inspiration - removing the impediments that prevent us from being inspired all the time - Ralph Waldo Emerson and the practical aids to inspiration - the inspired life.

    • 2 hr 8 min
    Philosophy & Why You Need It

    Philosophy & Why You Need It

    Surely you are perfectly happy as you are? This talk examines whether you are perfectly happy as you are - what is it that you really need to know - who am I in truth - do we know who we really are? - the creation of the false 'I' - the effects of the false 'I' on our lives - the role of philosophy in discovering the truth about your Self and the difference this makes - 12 questions we all need to ask ourselves.

    • 2 hr 14 min
    Philosophy & A Blissful Life

    Philosophy & A Blissful Life

    How often are you full of bliss? This talk examines the true nature of Man - is misery real at all? - the difference between pleasure, happiness and bliss - the various ways we create misery for ourselves - 8 key ways we may grow in bliss.

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Philosophy & Ambition

    Philosophy & Ambition

    How to achieve what I really want. This talk examines the mistake of every generation in achieving what it wants - the aim of human life - the three factor necessary to fulfil our ambitions - how the decisions we make determine our life - the different levels of consciousness and thus different capacities we enjoy - examining our life - how to achieve what we really want.

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Philosophy & Awareness

    Philosophy & Awareness

    How aware are we really? This talk examines the difference between awareness and attention.

    - What is awareness
    - The price we pay for not being aware
    - 6 practices to assist with increasing awareness
    - Living in awareness

    • 2 hr 10 min
    Philosophy & Being True To Yourself

    Philosophy & Being True To Yourself

    If you are not being true to yourself, who or what are you being true to? The need for a philosophy for our lives - life when untrue to ourselves - our mistaken identity - the domination of fear and subtle pain - how are we to become true to ourselves?

    1. Conscious endeavor
    2. Service
    3. Embracing the unknown
    4. Cultivating stillness
    5. Working with nature
    6. Answering your calling
    7. Adherence to idealism - the authentic man or woman

    • 2 hr 26 min

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