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Philosophy of History

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Does history have a direction, a purpose, or an end goal? Can we deduce general historical patterns from studying the past? Is it naïve to hope and work for a better future? From the Enlightenment to the twenty-first century, liberal, Marxist, positivist, and post-structuralist thinkers have offered radically different responses to these fundamental questions related to the philosophy of history. This course will survey these attempts to grapple...

Tuesday Jul 11th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$335

4 sessions

Philosophy of Mind: Thinking and Consciousness

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

What is the relationship between the mind and the brain? Is the mind a reducible, physical system, or is there anything more to consciousness? It’s often taken for granted that the human mind is a kind of computer (and that, similarly, computers can “think,” know, and learn much as humans do). In more classical thought, the mind was frequently regarded as independent of the body, a thing associated with an incorporeal “soul.” But how seriously...

Thursday Jun 8th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$335

4 sessions

Walking and Philosophy: Thinking in Motion

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

How does an activity as simple as walking become emblematic of an age—or a school of philosophy? From the wandering peripatetic of ancient Greece to the paradigmatic urban wanderer of 19th century Europe—the flâneur, a boulevard stroller immersed in the throng of human traffic—philosophers have been walking and thinking, alone or in among the crowd, amidst an asymmetrical organization of gazes, at once observing and being observed. The freedom—of...

Thursday Jun 8th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$335

4 sessions

Heidegger/Arendt: Philosophy, Influence, and Being

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger’s love affair is perhaps the most well-known, if not notorious, in modern Western letters. But, putting the more intimate aspects aside, how can we understand the intellectual connection, sometimes ardent, sometimes ambivalent, sometimes hostile that tied the two together for the majority of their adult lives—even after Heidegger’s turn to Nazism? In this course we will explore the affinities and differences...

Sunday Jun 11th, 2–5pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$335

4 sessions

Gershom Scholem: Mysticism & the Philosophy of History

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Friend to Walter Benjamin, Hannah Arendt, Theodor Adorno, and Leo Strauss, Gershom Scholem may be the best known scholar of Jewish Studies in the 20th century. Above all he is associated with launching the modern academic study of Jewish mysticism. However, Scholem’s study of mysticism was only part of his much broader, and far more engaged and systematic thinking, about questions of contemporary politics and the Jewish historical condition. An...

Thursday Jun 8th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$335

4 sessions

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Caring for your Newborn Grandchild

92nd Street Y

A practical, hands on workshop covering all aspects of caring for a newborn, with an emphasis on today’s philosophy and techniques. From what’s changed since your children were babies to modern ideas of feeding, and sleeping, this is an essential class for any grandparent who’ll be spending time with a newborn baby. For Grandparents Only. One or both grandparents welcome.

Tuesday Jul 25th, 3–4:30pm Eastern Time

$100
for 2 students

Qi Gong

Essential Evolution Holistic Wellness @ Virtual Classroom

This healing class focus's on Ying and Yang principals and ancient philosophy. Today we use the techniques of circular movements, tapping, meditation, and vocalization to awaken the bodies self healing response. Restoring a state of balance and health by opening of the acupressure points, meridians, and chakras. Ancient asian practitioner's used this technique to move Chi, find balance and create optimal energy (life force). How to join us online...

Tuesday Jun 6th, 11am–12:15pm Central Time

Online Level 1 Intro to Poetry

The Writers Studio

Our Online Level I workshop is an introduction to the philosophy on which The Writers Studio was founded in 1987 by Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Philip Schultz. Persona writing, a method of borrowing the voice and temperament of accomplished writers, offers writers the imaginative distance and perspective they need to overcome their negative inclinations, their fear of self-exposure and endless doubt. This method also helps writers try on different...

Monday Jul 31st, 7:30–8:30pm Eastern Time

 (8 sessions)

$435

8 sessions

HypnoBirthing (Online)

Sakinah Birth @ Online Class

What Is HypnoBirthing - The Mongan Method? The HypnoBirthing Philosophy is simple: Birth is instinctive and can be experienced in a calm, joyful and more comfortable manner. Fear, anxiety, and anguish do not have to accompany pregnant women and their birthing experiences. Why HypnoBirthing? HypnoBirthing is a comprehensive and evidence-based childbirth education program. This amazing program teaches both mother and partner about birthing in a...

Tuesday May 30th, 6–9pm Central Time

 (5 sessions)

$350

5 sessions

Gayl Jones: Mosquito

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Though Gayl Jones is one of the most important writers of the 20th Century, with work that spans prose and poetic examinations of Black women’s lives all across the world, the publication of her 1999 novel Mosquito was met with significant ambivalence. Henry Louis Gates refers to Mosquito as Gayl Jones’ “dissertation”—an imitation of actual oral storytelling, rather than “a linear narrative with a beginning, a middle, and an end.”...

Monday Jun 5th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$335

4 sessions

Antonio Gramsci: Prison Notebooks

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

At Antonio Gramsci’s 1928 trial, the prosecutor famously demanded, “we must stop this brain working for twenty years!” Despite being imprisoned in rather brutal conditions by Mussolini’s fascist government, this goal was not achieved. Gramsci would produce, in the notes, scraps, fragments, commentaries, and essays, that constitute his so-called prison notebooks, his most famous thinking. Although the work covers tremendous ground—from...

Tuesday Jul 11th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$335

4 sessions

ThetaHealing® Basic Certification Training

Infinity Foundation @ Virtual Classroom

ThetaHealing® offers a technique to change beliefs and heal on all levels, in all of your bodies. An effective energy modality, it is especially pertinent for troubling times that can release fear, resentment, and regret. It is also a mind-body technique that uses the energy that flows through all things to produce instantaneous and permanent change at the cellular level. This results in physical, emotional, and spiritual transformation. Connect...

Friday Jul 28th, 5:30–9:30pm Central Time

 (3 sessions)

$400

3 sessions

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HypnoBirthing (In-Person)

Sakinah Birth @ 1002 Avenue A, Katy, TX 77493

What Is HypnoBirthing - The Mongan Method? The HypnoBirthing Philosophy is simple: Birth is instinctive and can be experienced in a calm, joyful and more comfortable manner. Fear, anxiety, and anguish do not have to accompany pregnant women and their birthing experiences. Why HypnoBirthing? HypnoBirthing is a comprehensive and evidence-based childbirth education program. This amazing program teaches both mother and partner about birthing in a...

No upcoming schedules
$350

5 sessions

Modern Feng Shui Practice: A Hands-On Design Workshop

Susanne M. Glasscock Continuing Studies @ 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005

In this new hands-on workshop, feng shui master and architect Chao-Chiung (C.C.) Lee, AIA, LEED AP, will explore the intersection of traditional feng shui practices with modern design principles, which he calls the “Green TEA Approach” (“Total Environmental Alignment”). Feng shui is an ancient Chinese philosophy for harmonizing people’s relationships with nature through the design of their living spaces. This course will review the core...

No upcoming schedules
$215

6 sessions

Peace Club Beloved Community

Houston Peace and Justice Center @ 1231 Wirt Rd , Houston, TX 77055

This is another session for the Peae Club.The group will be making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for food not bombs and learning to knit and crochet hats for needy folks. Participating in the MLK Parade will be discussed, and possible activities for the next 6 months will be planned. Supporting each other will help us become more compassionate peacemakers.

No upcoming schedules
Free

Resistance Roadshow Coming to Houston

Houston Peace and Justice Center @ 6733 Harrisburg Blvd, Houston, TX 77011

The roadshow is rallying and empowering defenders of civil rights and the environment to resist Trump’s dangerous agenda. Stopping in 16 cities on its way to Washington, D.C., it will bring thousands of people to protest at the presidential inauguration.

No upcoming schedules
Free

Real Love: The Psychology & Practice of Authentic Love

Susanne M. Glasscock Continuing Studies @ 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005

Intimate relationships can elicit both the greatest joy and the greatest pain in our lives. While we idealize romantic love as effortless and perfect, authentic relationships require work to sustain and grow. What insights can psychology, philosophy, religion and other fields offer to nurture love in which each partner is valued for who they really are? Psychologist Michael Winters, Ph.D., will address these questions and share skills that can help...

No upcoming schedules
$175

5 sessions

Pound

Fit Mix Houston @ 2311 Canal St, Houston, TX 77003

Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting...

No upcoming schedules
$15

Introduction to Zen Meditation

Houston Zen Center @ 1605 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77008

Taught by Gaelyn Godwin, a Zen Priest in the Soto Zen tradition, the Abbot of Houston Zen Center, with the assistance Gyōshin Dan Le, a leading member of the sangha, this 5-class series provides an introduction to Zen meditation for beginners. It is open to people of all faiths. The classes include a presentation on basic Zen philosophy and discussions of how to practice Zen in daily life, while walking, working, vacationing, shopping – that...

No upcoming schedules
$100

5 sessions

Lecture - Solving the Mystery of Göbekli Tepe

Houston Museum of Natural Science @ 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030

Lecture - Solving the Mystery of Göbekli Tepe: The Oldest Temple on Earth? Some of the magnificent statues, pillars, temples and reliefs uncovered at Göbekli Tepe in southeastern Turkey date back an astonishing 14,000 years--predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years. In fact, they are the most magnificent and best-preserved artifacts of the Neolithic, a revolutionary period in humankind's cultural evolution that brought us animal husbandry, agriculture...

No upcoming schedules
$18

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Collective @ 3938D N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77018

Restorative Yoga, through long held, prop supported postures, teaches that even though a pose appears to be still, there is a subtler action going on that involves a symphony of breath and body that brings the entire being into a state of deep repose and release. “Your hand opens and closes and opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralyzed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding,...

No upcoming schedules
$495

4 sessions

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