23rd September
Egyptian wisdom, Greek philosophy
British Museum, London

30th September
Wimbledon Bookfest
Wimbledon, London

2nd, 9th, 16th October
Philosophy as therapy
The School of Life, London

8th October
Philosophy as therapy
Psychotherapy UK, Glasgow

5th November
A guide to inner life
The School of Life, London

12th November
Philosophy as therapy
Psychotherapy UK, London


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NEW Idler Guide To Ancient Philosophy

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Mark Vernon is a psychotherapist, writer and teacher.

His psychotherapy work is based in his London private practice, as well as at the Maudsley Hospital. For more information on personal therapy please click here.

He’s written books on friendship, love, wellbeing, belief, spirituality, science and ancient Greek philosophy. His articles and reviews on religious, philosophical and ethical themes have appeared in many newspapers and magazines.

He regularly contributes to radio programmes and discussions, notably on the BBC, takes part in debates and festivals, also teaching at The Idler Academy and The School of Life in London. Some of his classes are available online.