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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 Free Community
Seminar Series

Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious by Jung

Monday, May 23

5:30-6:30PM PDT

Jung's work has been influential in the fields of psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, psychology and religious studies

Reading:

Rereading Psychological Aspects of the 
Child Archetype

Schedule:

5:30-6:30PM PDT

Tutor:

Andy Gilman

Online Format:
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Online Seminar Series

Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals by Kant

Saturday, May 28

12:00-2:00PM PDT

In this short work, Kant offers a foundation for a theory of ethics based on the values of freedom and autonomy and how they relate to an Enlightenment conception of persons as rational

Reading:

Section Two - Second Half

Schedule:

12:00-2:00PM PDT

Tutor:

Anthony Beavers

Online Format:
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POSTPONED -
Online Seminar Series

Epistemology - Meditations by Descartes continued

Sunday, May 29

12:00-2:00PM PDT

What can we say we know with certainty? What does it mean to say that we know something? How do we know that we know?

Reading:

Fourth and Fifth Meditations, and selected Objections and Replies

Schedule:

12:00-2:00PM PDT

Tutor:

Carol Seferi

Online Format:
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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.