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Upcoming Online Events

The Agora Foundation is a nonsectarian 501(c)3 non-profit endeavor, providing great books seminars and other educational opportunities to those who are busy with careers, families, and daily responsibilities yet are seeking to further their education. The goal of these offerings is to provide an understanding of the ideas that shape civilizations and to promote civil discourse on complicated subjects.

 

Generously funded by The Ahmanson Foundation, Southern California Edison, The Shanbrom Family Foundation, the Ventura County Community Foundation, the WRG Foundation, the Constance Eaton and William Hart Fund, the Ojai Valley Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Ojai, and private donations, the Teachers for Lifelong Learning Program provides training to high school teachers in this engaging approach to learning, and The Ojai Chautauqua provides panels promoting civil discourse on controversial and complicated subjects. 

Upcoming Regular Events

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Online Seminar Series

The New Testament

Saturday, February 4

12:00-2:00PM PST

The word testament in the expression New Testament refers to a new covenant that Christians believe fulfills the covenant that God made with the people of Israel made on Mount Sinai through Moses, described in the books of the Old Testament.  

February 4 Reading:

Acts of the Apostles

Schedule:

12:00-2:00PM PST

Tutor:

Elizabeth Reyes

Online Format:
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Online Seminar Series

Locke's Essay

Sunday, February 5

12:00-2:00PM PST

Join us as we discuss Locke’s study of human understanding, his examination of those philosophical questions which underpin his political insights

February 5 Reading:

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
Book II, Chapters XXI through XXVI,
pp. 93 - 133.

Schedule:

12:00-2:00PM PST

Tutor:

Carol Seferi

Online Format:
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Onsite Free Community 
Seminar Series

RELAUNCH -
T
he Foundations of Our Republic

Monday, February 6

12:00-1:00PM PST

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"? 

February 6 Reading:

The Articles of Association - 1774

Schedule:

12:00-1:00PM PST

Tutor:

Andy Gilman

Location:

The Ojai Library

111 E Ojai Avenue - Ojai, California

UPDATED 10/4/22 - View the September 28, 2022 
Ojai City Council Candidate Forum

View the November 14, 2020 Online Special Music Event
From Lugubrious to Luminous: Words about Music
(and where they take us!)

View the May 28, 2020 Ojai Chautauqua Panel - The Future of Education After COVID-19.

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

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

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