Lectures and Events
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 6:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | In the end, it is our own wholeness we must seek, and our only possible creation is ourselves; it is this realization that brings the sound of time’s winged chariot hurrying near.
Discuss what this means to you.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 7:00 PM
TWS Graduation & Reunion
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 7:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | Do you experience anything you define as “magic” in your life?
How do you practise it?
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 6:30 PM
Philosophers' Café | What are your comfort zones? Why do we have them?
How do we challenge ourselves to expand them and how does it feel to push against them?
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 4:30 PM
Pop-up Café | Is motivation innate or can drive be cultivated?
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 6:30 PM
Philosophers' Café | Is it fitting or peculiar to offer university courses to prison inmates?
Is there an incongruity between incarceration and education, or does it make sense to bring university courses into a prison setting?
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 7:00 PM
Philosopher's Café | Does "laid-back Vancouver" still exist?
Did a Vancouver "philosophy," "essence" or "spirit" ever exist? Does it have one now?
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 5:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | Antinomianism: is it acceptable to do what is conventionally forbidden to gain power or achieve what you desire?
Please note the start time is different from what is printed in the brochure. Mark Stewart is unavailable. Aman Saini will be moderating.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 6:30 PM
Philosophers' Café | Is the quest for happiness legitimate?
Is it something we should pursue as a life goal or does it just happen? What are the key forces that we need to shape a happy life?
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 7:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | History: truth or alternative facts?
Given the fallibility of humans and our tendency towards image management, should we trust history as it has been recorded?
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 7:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | How do we renew our energy during our holidays? What approaches work best for you when you want to recharge?
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 3:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | Home school, public school or private school: if given the choice, what system would you choose?
What is your ideal school?
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 6:30 PM
Philosophers' Café | The personal Panopticon of your psyche: have you internalized the expectations of the dominant culture?
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 6:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | "In a superficial truth, the opposite is false. In a deep truth, the opposite is also true,” said physicist Niels Bohr. What are examples of this in your life? How do you reconcile this paradox?
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 7:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | Going beyond the robot: can we overcome our tendency to go on autopilot in order to experience our everyday life as alive and sacred?
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 12:30 PM
Liberal Arts and 55+ Program Meet and Greet
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 9:30 AM
Writing an Essay for the Liberal Arts Certificate (55+) — September Workshop
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 1:30 PM
Free Forum | The Olive Branch: Symbolism in Western Painting and Sculpture
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 6:30 PM
Philosophers' Café | What does “wilderness” mean to you?
Is the explosion in outdoor adventure sports having a positive or detrimental impact on our natural landscapes, parks and wilderness areas?
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 10:00 AM
TWS Community Workshops: Every Story's the Same Story — A Workshop on Narrative Structure
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 10:00 AM
TWS Community Workshops: Writing Effective Dialogue
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:30 PM
Writing an Essay for the Liberal Arts Certificate (55+) — October Workshop
Sun, 04 Nov 2018 10:00 AM
TWS Community Workshops: Telling It Right — Story, Plot and Structure
Sat, 24 Nov 2018 1:30 PM
Free Forum | Research in Action: Women in Spanish Baroque Music Theatre