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lyceum-gardens not BA-granting

Job category Other (non-academic) / Contract type open
AOS Aristotle
AOS categories American Philosophy
Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Action
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Decision Theory
Applied Ethics
Business Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Remote work
Organization based in Orlando, Florida, United States
Start date October 1, 2023
Job description

During the first half of the 19th Century, a Lyceum Movement occurred across the United States, creating approximately 5000 Lyceums from coast to coast. Lyceum-Gardens intends to restart this movement by providing guidance and instructions to those wishing to sit down and discuss the world in reasoned and polite ways. We have conducted over 100 discussions outside our new gardens to very high praise.

The constant comment from those discussions was there is no other opportunity for people to meet and have philosophical discussions as we held in Washington, DC. Based on this, we are developing a garden and philosophical guide and will take other steps to advocate for and assist with developing Lyceums of intelligent discussion spaces. Our premise is that everyone is a philosopher, and we only need a receptive forum for people to express themselves away from the satellite-type one-way broadcasts of our digital world. Our discussions provide feedback and questions in real-time instead of the anonymous environment of bits and bites.

This is the start of this organization with very grand expansion plans. For now, we are nascent, unorganized, and unprofessional, all of which we seek help to cure. 

We seek advice, consultation, and editing of our plans and the development of a book and associated publications, events, and speaking engagements intended to restart this as a trend.  The American people craved philosophy in the first half of the 19th Century and now need it more than ever two centuries later.

How to apply
Application type Email
Please apply for this opportunity by emailing [email protected]. We expect to develop a strategic and operational plan that lays out an organization that helps others in developing philosophy in their lives.
Web address to apply http://www.lyceum-gardens.com
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: December 31, 2023, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.lyceum-gardens.com
Contact name Steven Easley
Contact email
Contact phone 13018021010
Time created September 11, 2023, 2:25pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 8, 2024, 10:49am EST
Expired on September 24, 2023, 3:47am EST
Last updated November 24, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
Last update notification
Please withdraw your application if you are convinced Plato is a superior philosopher or if you have focused your scholastic attention on Plato over Aristotle.
September 13, 2023, 5:40pm UTC

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