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Why is Greek philosophy fundamental to the history of western civilization? This series will carefully work through the perennial questions these thinkers grappled with: What is knowledge? What is the best way to live a life? What is the best political system? What is the nature of the world? What is the nature of the divine?

November 13 reading:

Euthyphro by Plato

Location:

Greater Goods
145 West El Roblar in Ojai

Free Community Seminar Series
Greek Philosophy

The Second and Fourth Wednesdays
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

12:00-1:00PM

Like the west, the east has its own tradition of influential texts that address the perennial questions of human kind. Centering around the bodies of work from China, Japan, and India, this series will focus on the texts of Taoism, Confucius, Buddhism, and Hinduism.

November 21 reading:

Tao Te Ching Chapter 3

Location:

The Ojai Library

111 East Ojai Avenue in Ojai

Free Community Seminar Series
Eastern Classics

The First and Third Thursdays
Thursday, November 21, 2019

12:00-1:00PM

What are the fundamental principles of our Republic? Are these principles based on a view of objective reality/nature, or simply the "consent of the governed"? Are these principles changeable, and if so on what grounds? What are rights? Are they inalienable?

November 25 reading:

Federalist Papers 6 and 9

Location:

The Ojai Library

111 East Ojai Avenue in Ojai

Free Community Seminar Series
The Foundations of Our Republic

The Second and Fourth Mondays
Monday, November 25, 2019

5:30-6:30PM

Watch the August 25, 2019 Ojai Chautauqua Panel - What is Education For?

An Introduction to The Agora Foundation. What is liberal education? 

An Introduction to The Agora Foundation's Ojai Chautauqua Panels.