How to carry on studying philosophy
At the end of this year’s London Philosophy Course, the tutor, Nadine Elzein, sent this list out to students who are keen to carry on studying philosophy. It’s worth sharing.
- Come to the Friday lectures at the RIP, and subscribe to the RIP magazines.
- Get involved with Philosophy for All, and in particular, their Kant’s Cave lectures and philosophical walks (http://pfalondon.org/)
- Check the events on the Institute of Philosophy’s page, and have a look out to events that are open to the public. (https://philosophy.sas.ac.uk/
- Have a look at the public lectures from the British Academy, which sometimes addresses philosophical issues. (https://www.britac.ac.uk/
- Attend the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society meetings.
- Check out the various philosophy “meetup’ events (https://www.meetup.com/
topics/philosophy/gb/17/ london/?_cookie-check=ystqx_ aCOIjaH2df).
- Think about staying in touch with one another, and other philosophy-curious friends, and self-organising a philosophy reading group.
- Consider doing some of the free online philosophy courses through Coursera (https://www.coursera.org/
- Obviously, keep reading philosophy books!
- For those into sceptically-minded philosophical issues, think about attending Sceptics in the Pub (https://www.skepticsinthepub.
- Think about getting involved in the London Philosophy Club (http://www.philosophyforlife.
- Think about enrolling on courses with the London School of Philosophy (http://www.
londonschoolofphilosophy.org/) , or the related International School of Philosophy (http://www. internationalschoolofphilosoph y.org/).