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Philosophy of History

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Midtown
247 West 37th St 5th Fl, New York, New York 10018

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...

$315

4 sessions

Wednesday Jul 5th, 6:30pm

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Hope and Despair in Philosophy

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Gramercy
30 Irving Pl, New York, New York 10003

In this class, we will attempt to find psychological, moral and political orientations about hope and despair via an exploration of the philosophical traditions of optimism and pessimism.  We will explore the roots of optimism in its Christian guise as Providence and in its secular Enlightenment manifestation in the form of a belief in necessary...

$315

4 sessions

Monday Jul 10th, 6:30pm

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Reading and Ridiculing "The Languages of Art"

at Think Olio - Ridgewood
56-06 Cooper Ave, New York, New York 11385

"Aesthetics is to artists as ornithology is to birds."  See why Barnett Newman's quote is right (though it doesn't have to be). Nelson Goodman (1906-1998) was an American analytic philosopher who wrote on epistemology, logic, and aesthetics. But aesthetics has always been the red-headed stepchild in philosophy, never gaining acceptance in the...

Tuesday Jul 18th, 7:30pm

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Miniature Bonsai Landscapes

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Miniature Bonsai Landscapes - despite their diminutive stature - are as grand as nature itself and a wonderful example of naturalistic bonsai style.  In this hands-on class, you'll learn the process to create for yourself a mini bonsai landscape, from design philosophy, construction, and horticulture development.  Take home...

Saturday Jul 15th, 2:30pm

(522)

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An Introduction to the Tarot

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

The Tarot, ostensibly a deck of decorated cards, is in fact a symbolic system whose images express Pythagorean, Platonic and Hermetic mystical ideas. Once one grasps the Tarot’s philosophy and structure, the cards can be used as an intuitive device to connect with one’s inner wisdom. In this class we will study the symbolism of the Tarot as its...

$135

3 sessions

Wednesday Aug 2nd, 6pm

(165)

CORE MAT I - Last Chance

at Power Pilates - Midtown East
920 3rd Ave 6th Fl, New York, New York 10022

The Core Mat I program is the foundation of the school method. Each subsequent program builds upon the information learned during this course. During this weekend you will learn to teach the 18 beginner level mat exercises and be introduced to school teaching tools, philosophy, and teaching formula. Every student new to Power Pilates must start with...

$600

3 sessions

Friday Jul 14th, 4pm

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Core Mat I- Regular

at Power Pilates - Midtown East
920 3rd Ave 6th Fl, New York, New York 10022

The Core Mat I program is the foundation of the school method. Each subsequent program builds upon the information learned during this course. During this weekend you will learn to teach the 18 beginner level mat exercises and be introduced to school teaching tools, philosophy, and teaching formula. Every student new to school must start with Core...

$550

3 sessions

Friday Jul 14th, 4pm

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Shorinji Kempo for Adults

at Shorinji Kempo NYC - Lower East Side
64 E 4th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10003

You will learn the Shorinji Kempo techniques that are rationally designed to exploit the principles of body mechanics, physiology, and psychology so that anyone can do them. Shorinji Kempo is a method of self-defense that anyone, regardless of gender or age, can learn. The syllabus of Shorinji Kempo is divided into two main parts: Goho (hard system)...

$150

4 sessions

Saturday Jul 1st, 10am

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Shorinji Kempo for Kids (ages 10-13)

at Shorinji Kempo NYC - Lower East Side
64 E 4th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10003

You will learn the Shorinji Kempo techniques that are rationally designed to exploit the principles of body mechanics, physiology, and psychology so that anyone can do them. Shorinji Kempo is a method of self-defense that anyone, regardless of gender or age, can learn. The syllabus of Shorinji Kempo is divided into two main parts: Goho (hard system)...

$80

4 sessions

Saturday Jul 1st, 10am

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Shorinji Kempo for Students (21 years old and above)

at Shorinji Kempo NYC - Lower East Side
64 E 4th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10003

You will learn the Shorinji Kempo techniques that are rationally designed to exploit the principles of body mechanics, physiology, and psychology so that anyone can do them. Shorinji Kempo is a method of self-defense that anyone, regardless of gender or age, can learn. The syllabus of Shorinji Kempo is divided into two main parts: Goho (hard system)...

$100

4 sessions

Saturday Jul 1st, 10am

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Shorinji Kempo for Students (under 21 years old)

at Shorinji Kempo NYC - Lower East Side
64 E 4th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10003

You will learn the Shorinji Kempo techniques that are rationally designed to exploit the principles of body mechanics, physiology, and psychology so that anyone can do them. Shorinji Kempo is a method of self-defense that anyone, regardless of gender or age, can learn. The syllabus of Shorinji Kempo is divided into two main parts: Goho (hard system)...

$80

4 sessions

Saturday Jul 1st, 10am

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The Sublime: Aesthetics, Terror, and Pleasure

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Midtown
247 West 37th St 5th Fl, New York, New York 10018

In this course, we’ll trace the the history, proliferation, and possible futures of the sublime from its origins as a rhetorical descriptor through its life as an aesthetic category to its metamorphoses in the contemporary study of affect, trauma, and assorted cultural forms. Sessions will pair theory and philosophy with artifacts drawn from the...

$315

4 sessions

Thursday Jul 13th, 6:30pm

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Outlook Ninja

at NYIM Training - Union Square
One Union Square West Ste 805, New York, New York 10003

In the OutLook Ninja class we will quickly learn how to use keyboard shortcuts and rules to greatly increase our emailing and organizational speed. This is a great class for those who spend more than 1 hour a day in front of their email.  Those implementing the techniques in this class generally cut out 20-40% of their Outlook work.  Think...

Monday Aug 28th, 6pm

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Core Mat I - Early Bird Discount

at Power Pilates - Midtown East
920 3rd Ave 6th Fl, New York, New York 10022

The Core Mat I program is the foundation of the school method. Each subsequent program builds upon the information learned during this course. During this weekend you will learn to teach the 18 beginner level mat exercises and be introduced to school teaching tools, philosophy, and teaching formula. Every student new to school must start with Core...

$500

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 7th, 12pm

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Art and Affect

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Midtown
247 West 37th St 5th Fl, New York, New York 10018

This course will delve into the ways that art has been alternately defined as antidote to and instigator of affect from the postwar period to today. We will start by surveying a critical tradition that heralds distanced viewing and cognitive understanding as the most desired and politically responsible experience that art can provoke, marginalizing...

$315

4 sessions

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