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Rambles in Philosphy

Rambles in Philosophy

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This group is open to all and will take from 1 to a maximum of 12 members and the intention is that the group will run during the Covid period and this will be reviewed in the Spring 2021.

Topical Philosophy dealing with issues of the moment, eg:
The Bomb – were the Americans right to drop the bombs on Japan?
Statues in the harbour – thinking about history and racism.
Democracy – Is it overrated?
Art, what is it?
Violence – can it be justified?
Religion – what is it and why is there so much of it about?

Issues are explored using philosophical techniques and the thoughts of The Greats
Group members will participate through Bcc mail bulletins containing links to videos and other on-line material.
One key email bulletin sent out per month, with additional supplements once or twice a month, usually sent at the beginning of the month.
Members are encouraged to respond with their thoughts and questions.
The essentials for members to participate are:
- an open mind
- a comfy chair
- a PC, tablet or smart phone to receive emails and access the Internet
- recommended books and other sources will be suggested.

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Please address any queries to the Groups Co-Ordinator and quote MRambles in your message.

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*Birds of Prey and Owls: Course *Climate Crisis and Solutions
*Cryptic Crosswords: Course *Drawing Workshop
*Egyptology Talks *History of British art 1700-1850
*Introduction to Japanese *Introduction to Zentangle
*Law for Fun *One-off Talks
*Start-up Poetry Writing 2 *Zentangle Art
Ancient Rome & the Roman World Armchair Archaeology, Ice Age - Iron Age
Armchair Travellers Art Appreciation (Shared )
Arts and Crafts Aspect of psychology
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Bridge: ThirdAgeBridge British Cemeteries
Cercle français Chess Group Goes Live!
Coding Café Countdown to COP26
Cracking Cryptic Crosswords Current Affairs Discussion Group
Dance Exercise Discussions in philosophy
Early Women Doctors Research Gp Eco Group
Eco Matters Fashion (Hybrid)
Fashion 2 Fun with Maths
General History German Group
In your neck of the woods... Italian for Beginners
Latin Latin for Fun
Latin II, Beginners Latin, Intermediate
Modern Conversational Greek (Beginners) Modern Film Discussion
More Fun with Maths Music and Poetry
Music,Fashion,Culture 1950-80s Our Local History
Parliamo l’italiano Parlons français ensemble!
Philosophy Philosophy Discussion Grp
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