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'Supported by The Royal Institute of Philosophy and based in Barnes, London SW13, UK. Any subject is open for discussion: aesthetics, ethics, ancient Greek philosophy, modern continental philosophy, political and social philosophy, philosophy of music, or even in asking "what is philosophy?" or indeed "what is the point of philosophy?".'

 

Member of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Grouping

'Since the mid 1980’s Gloucestershire Philosophical Society have held meetings on a variety of topics. We aim to provide a forum for debate on issues of current interest alongside informative lectures from specialists in many areas of philosophical, political, social, scientific and artistic thought. Our meetings are open to both the academic and wider community. We warmly welcome new members, so why not come along and offer your opinions.'

 

Member of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Grouping

'Talks and discussions on a range of fascinating philosophical topics, seriously and rigorously in a convivial setting – meaningful conversation about interesting ideas with interested people.'

'Provides a unique space in which understandings of mental illness are questioned, challenged and explored ... The Trust organises regular seminars and lectures that bring together clinicians and researchers with philosophers, public intellectuals, and policy makers.'

'The Philosophical Society is a community of enthusiastic amateur philosophers. Although it includes amongst its members academics and professionals from various fields of activity, as well as people who do hold academic qualifications in philosophy, the Society is not an academic research organisation. Its purpose is to advise and encourage anyone who has an interest in philosophy, and to help students who attend classes in philosophy organised by OUDCE (Oxford University Department for Continuing Education).'

'An association open to everyone interested in philosophy. Our objectives are: * to encourage philosophical debate between professional and non-professional philosophers in a non-technical way; * to provide a forum for an active exchange of ideas and information; * to give guidance and information concerning courses as well as relevant literature in philosophy; *to inspire people to develop their interest in philosophy.'  Organize monthly lectures at Kant's Cave plus a number of other regular events.

'Where people come together in community venues... and share ideas about life's big questions... in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.' Over 100 Venues throughout the UK are listed.

'The Swindon Philosophical Society normally meets in term-time, on Fridays ... We’re not affiliated to any view, religion, creed, belief, political party, ethos or organisation – just great ideas, discussion and argument! – everyone is welcome!'

'Organises ten philosophy events per year (monthly except in July and August) that are open for anyone to attend. Five of our events are held on Saturday afternoons and five on weekday evenings – usually on a Tuesday or Thursday.'

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