the agora foundation - hans jonas

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Hans Jonas Mortality and Morality: A Search for Good After Auschwitz - Part I

Reading selection: Chapter 3 - The Burden and Blessing of Mortality, and Chapter 4 - Toward an Ontological Grounding of an Ethics for the Future.
Attendees are also encouraged to read the Prologue, and Chapters 1. and 2, but the focus of the conversation will be Chapters 3. and 4.

Schedule:
Friday, September 22 - 6:00PM
Optional Friday evening dinner. Please RSVP

Saturday, September 23
9:30 - 10:00AM - Continental Breakfast
10:00AM - 12:00PM - Seminar I
12:00 - 1:00PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00PM - Seminar II

Tutors:
Karl Haigler and Andy Gilman

Location:
Thomas Aquinas College
10,000 Ojai Road
Santa Paula, California 93060

the agora foundation - notes from underground

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Schedule:
9:30 - 10:00AM - Continental Breakfast
10:00AM - 12:00PM - Seminar I
12:00 - 1:00PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00PM - Seminar II

Tutors:
Paul O’Reilly and Andy Gilman

Location:
Thomas Aquinas College
10,000 Ojai Road
Santa Paula, California 93060

the agora foundation - ojai chautauqua

Friday, October 20, 2017
The Ojai Chautauqua
An Evening with Dan Schnur and Warren Olney

Come for this rare opportunity to hear a thoughtful conversation between these two experts on media, journalism, and government. The topics will be wide-ranging, current, and lively. You can participate in the conversation by submitting your questions: Visit www.ojaichat.org and let us know what you would like Dan and Warren to speak about during this evening to remember.

7:30-9:00PM
Friday, October 20th
$20 pre-sale and $25 at the door.

Get tickets here.

Location:
Matilija Auditorium
703 El Paseo Road
Ojai, California 93023

the agora foundation - series on happiness

Saturday, November 18, 2017
Continuing Series on Happiness
Kringelbach and Berridge - The Neurobiology of Pleasure and Happiness
and, Steven Pinker - How the Mind Works (selections)
Click on the readings above to download in PDF format

Schedule:
9:30 - 10:00AM - Continental Breakfast
10:00AM - 12:00PM - Seminar I
12:00 - 1:00PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00PM - Seminar II

Tutors:
Paul O’Reilly and Andy Gilman

Location:
Thomas Aquinas College
10,000 Ojai Road
Santa Paula, California 93060

the agora foundation - the yoga sutra

Saturday, December 9, 2017
The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali

Schedule:
9:30 - 10:00AM - Continental Breakfast
10:00AM - 12:00PM - Seminar I
12:00 - 1:00PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00PM - Seminar II

Tutors:
Roxana Zirakzadeh and Andy Gilman

Location:
The Agora Foundation
417 Bryant Circle
Ojai, CA 93023

the agora foundation - can machines think

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Can Machines Think?

Reading:
Computing and Intelligence by Alan Turing
Download the reading in PDF format here

Schedule:
9:30 - 10:00AM - Continental Breakfast
10:00AM - 12:00PM - Seminar I
12:00 - 1:00PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00PM - Seminar II

Tutor:
Mike Augros

Location:
Thomas Aquinas College
10,000 Ojai Road
Santa Paula, California 93060

the agora foundation - Jane Eyre

Saturday, February 24, 2018
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Schedule:
9:30 - 10:00AM - Continental Breakfast
10:00AM - 12:00PM - Seminar I
12:00 - 1:00PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00PM - Seminar II

Tutor:
Elizabeth Reyes

Location:
Thomas Aquinas College
10,000 Ojai Road
Santa Paula, California 93060

the agora foundation - aristotle on friendship

Saturday, March 31, 2018
Aristotle on Friendship

Schedule:
9:30 - 10:00AM - Continental Breakfast
10:00AM - 12:00PM - Seminar I
12:00 - 1:00PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00PM - Seminar II

Tutor:
Paul O'Reilly

Location:
Thomas Aquinas College
10,000 Ojai Road
Santa Paula, California 93060

To Register for a seminar, click here.