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Making A Good Society

Saturday 10 June 2017
9am - 7pm
St. James Senior Boys' School
Ashford, Surrey

The third Temenos Academy Young Scholars Day will bring together young philosophers, artists, musicians, and poets for a day of learning and discussion. The theme of Making a Good Society will be explored by Leila Dear, Valentin Gerlier and Joseph Milne, as well as by the Young Scholars themselves .

The day is open to anyone aged 16-35. Admission is free, and lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please register in advance by completing a registration form here


9.00 Registration and refreshments
9.45 Welcome
10.00 – 11.30 Lecture 1, with Q & A
The Good Society and the Poets by Valentin Gerlier
11.30 Tea Break
11.45 – 13.15 Lecture 2, with Q & A
Earth, Cosmos, and City by Dr Joseph Milne
13.15 – 14.45 Lunch

14.45 – 16.15 Young Scholars Talks
16.15 – 16.45 Tea Break
16.45 – 18.00 Workshops
18.00 – 18.40 Concert

18.45– 19.00 Departures

In the chair Sebastian Arnold and Aristel Škrbic

LEILA DEAR is an artist and an alumna of The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts.
VALENTIN GERLIER and DR JOSEPH MILNE teach regularly at the Temenos Academy and are both members of its Academic Board.
SEBASTIAN ARNOLD is student at King’s College London and ARISTEL SKRBIC is a Temenos Academy Young Scholar and a student at KU Leuven.

St. James Senior Boys' School
Church Road, Ashford, Surrey TW15 3DZ
(a short walk from Ashford Station, trains from Waterloo)


ST. JAMES SENIOR BOYS' SCHOOL offers a distinctive philosophical education which teaches its students to learn about themselves, their responsibilities to society and how steadfastness and happiness in this ever changing world may be discovered.

THE TEMENOS ACADEMY is an educational charity which offers education in philosophy and the arts in the light of the sacred traditions of East and West. The Greek word 'temenos' means 'a sacred precinct'.

For information about the Temenos Young Scholars see here