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Philosophy at the Mansion – Identity and Change

16th April 2018 @ 19:30 - 20:45


Are you curious about life’s big questions? Are you interested in reflecting on your thoughts, unpacking arguments and challenging assumptions, so as to try and better understand the world?

Join us to discuss some of philosophy’s biggest conundrums across a series of five weekly sessions, facilitated by The Philosophy Foundation Specialist Louise Chatterton. Each week, we will draw upon a different aspect of the Mansion or its grounds – snapshots of the building, the park, its woodland and those who use or inhabit it – to launch us into a collaborative philosophical enquiry around a significant question or classic problem of philosophy. What can we know? What makes an action wrong? Are we free? Our investigative method and the structure of each session makes this suitable for anyone interested in taking part in thought-provoking conversation, whether they are brand new to Western philosophy or already intimately acquainted with the discipline.

  • Week 1 – Identity and Change (Monday 16th April, 19.30-20.45)
  • Week 2 – Knowledge and Skepticism (Monday 23rd April,19.30-20.45)
  • Week 3 – Morality – What’s Wrong? (Monday 30th April, 19.30-20.45)
  • Week 4 – Art and Music – What and Where? (Monday 14th May, 19.30-20.45)
  • Week 5 – Freedom (Monday 21st May, 19.30-20.45 )

NOTE: Sessions will not run on the May bank holiday (7th May)


You can now drop into any of these self-contained sessions, with no obligation to attend them all. Why not come along one week and join in? £10 cash-in-hand on the door (exact money please). For more information, feel free to contact Louise Chatterton (louisemchatterton@gmail.com / 07749548412).


16th April 2018
19:30 - 20:45
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Beckenham Place Mansion
Beckenham Place Mansion
Beckenham, London BR3 1SY United Kingdom
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Louise Chatterton
07749 548 412