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o que significa que o meu Café Central já abriu: entrem e sintam-se à vontade para pedir o vosso café preferido
na GERADOR encontram inúmeras declarações de amor à cultura portuguesa: no dia 26 de Julho, sábado, vamos comemorar a GERADOR e o movimento de amor que ela simboliza no Espaço de Santa Catarina, na Calçada do Combro. entre as 14h e as 23h eu estarei por lá para servir cafés em troca de dois dedos de conversa.
conto convosco! A GERADOR é linda!
foram dias repletos de comunicações e de reflexões: muitas foram as alturas em que as perguntas nos "assaltaram" e nos incomodaram - tal como dizia Fernando Pessoa, pensar incomoda como andar à chuva.
as alunas da Pós Graduação em Filosofia para Crianças, na Universidade dos Açores, tiveram a amabilidade de partilhar os seus trabalhos em sala, com relatos de sessões filosofantes, com os mais pequenos
ainda houve tempo para reunir e conversar sobre o estado da filosofia (para crianças) em Portugal. Lisboa, Braga e Ponta Delgada unidas por uma causa maior - preparamos o IV sentir pensamentos | pensar sentidos que terá lugar em Novembro, na Universidade do Minho. em breve daremos notícias!
Institute of Philosophical Practices
International English Summer Seminar 2014
(English language only)
La Chapelle St André (Burgundy) - France
August 4th – 10th, 2014
Every summer, in the little village of La Chapelle St André (Burgundy - France), gather about 30-40 persons involved in philosophical practice (students, teachers, professors, counselors, trainers) in order to reflect on their work and improve professionally. For seven days, in English, these philosophy practitioners coming from the five continents will participate to different workshops, lead workshops, analyze and evaluate them, theorize about the different issues involved.
In this context, philosophy is not any more an academic activity centered on the history of ideas, and one does not come simply to narrate what he does in his home country, but get acquainted with the many ways of philosophizing, as an activity constitutive of the mind and the self. Philosophy with children, philosophical consultation, philosophy workshops, Socratic dialogue, etc., one is introduced to the many forms and variants of such an endeavor. It is not so much knowledge that is at stake here, but acquiring and developing skills. How to conceptualize, how to problematize, how to deepen understanding of given ideas, and especially how to create a situation where this activity can be induced, is the main focus of the work.
Of course, Socratic maieutic is a key methodological point, but as well dialectics, analytics, community of enquiry, constitute as many entries and matrices to define the work. If they wish so, participants can facilitate a workshop, a situation which provides an occasion for a practitioner to show how he works and get some critical feed-back on his work and his methodology, so one becomes more conscious of his own options and activity. Since the atmosphere of this seminar is open, inclined to both rigor and diversity, it creates a context where one can really express his view instead of hiding behind the usual pseudo-consensus where "everything is fine and we are all great".
In this sense, the idea is to recreate the context of antique philosophical schools, or the gymnasium as described by Plato, where one could challenge other's ideas and oneself be challenged. In the peaceful atmosphere of a small French village, accompanied with good food and good wine, walks in the beautiful surrounding woods and visit to the medieval site of Vezelay, one can truly devote oneself to philosophical encounters and reflection.
All practitioners interested in presenting their work and holding a workshop during this event are invited to send their proposal. The purpose of this seminar is to exchange, discover, experiment and develop practices.
This seminar does not require previous philosophical training. It can be an initiation to philosophical practice, or a deepening of the activity. Participants come from different parts of the world, and join for professional or personal reasons, in order to work on a practice that is applicable to many contexts: teaching children or adults, management, individual consultation, N. G. O. activities…
The duration will be one whole week, from August 4h – 10th, and the cost will be 600 Euros, including the workshops, food and accommodation in a private room. For people who are on a tight budget, this can be reduced to 350 Euros if you accept "camping style" accommodation. Our Institute can accept some people free of charge who have financial difficulties, but are highly motivated.
You can read theoretical texts and watch videos of the practice on the following websites - English section:
If you wish to be informed of the seminar and workshops of the Institute of Philosophical Practice, you can send an email to Isabelle Millon at the following address:
a UPPA - União para a Protecção dos Animais tem no seu albergue uma ninhada de filósofos e filósofas que são irresistíveis.
estes cachorros são arraçados de pastor alemão e aguardam por famílias que os possam adoptar de forma filosófica e responsável
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