The Principles of a Good Life: Aristotle on Virtue with Greg Gauthier (4 sessions)
What does it mean to live ‘a good life?’ And why is the practice of virtue necessary in terms of human nature and the highest good?
This 4-session course will explore the central subject of virtue and the virtues in the philosophy of Aristotle.
It will include a consideration of the Moral Virtues, the Intellectual Virtues, and the philosophic and practical wisdom arising from the true practice of virtue.
Facilitator: Greg Gauthier
Greg Gauthier is a software test engineer, with thirty years’ experience in a variety of technology roles. He is a lifelong student of philosophy, and is presently gaining a BA in philosophy from the University of London International Programme. He was the 2018 winner of the Oxford Philosophical Society Boethius essay prize. His core areas of interest are moral philosophy, the moral foundations of political authority, and the metaphysics of religion. He writes his own blog, here: www.exitingthecave.com, and runs a weekly podcast under the same name, here: www.anchor.fm/exitingthecave
This is a 4-session weekly online course (using Zoom)
Tuesday 11th August
Tuesday 18th August
Tuesday 25th August
Tuesday 1st September
7.30pm – 8.30 pm
Course fee: £35