Past Events

Deciphering Shakespeare

Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:00 PM. The School of Practical Philosophy, 12 East 79th Street, New York, NY
We tend to forget that Shakespeare, despite his immortal poetry, was like all of us, a mortal searching for meaning in his life and times. This talk will take the exercise of seeking meaning in Shakespeare and turn it inside out. Examining his language, plots and characters from a variety of works, we will explore Shakespeare’s efforts to seek meaning in the world he experienced. So, beyond Shakespeare the actor, the poet and the playwright, indeed beyond Shakespeare the genius, lies the man who we will call in this presentation “Shakespeare the
Join us for an evening of exploration. Reminder: seating is limited for these events.

Price: $25. Includes light refreshments.

Winter Open House Event

Thursday, Jan 2 at The School of Practical Philosophy, 12 East 79th Street Friday, Jan 3, 2020 at 7 PM at the West Side YMCA, 5 West 63rd Street

Attend a free introductory conversation about how self-knowledge can bring each of us sustainable happiness.

PLEASE NOTE: This free 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 Philosophy Works are asked not to register for this event.