We are pleased to welcome Darren Harper into a new residency at Dilston Physic Garden in 2021, as Philosopher in Residence.

Darren is an adult educator focused on philosophy, literature and creative writing. He has a 1st class honours degree in English & Creative Writing as well as a PGCE (Lifelong Learning). Darren’s work takes him around the UK teaching on residential courses in all three subjects and he has begun to offer a range of online courses at darrenharper.net. He is also writing his first philosophy book, Encounters and Reflections: An Introduction to Philosophy, which he plans to release later this year.

During the course of his residency we are delighted Darren is giving a series of courses (below) open to all, starting with a taster session on the 24th July 2021  Stoicism and the Art of Living- Taster – to join this event or any in the series below email darrenharper.esq@gmail.com.

2021

Saturday 24th July – Stoicism and the Art of Living: Taster

Saturday 21st August – Stoicism and the Art of Living: Good, Bad and Indifferent

Saturday 11th September – Stoicism and the Art of Living: What Is In Our Power

2022

Saturday 19th March – Stoicism and the Art of Living: ‘Live Simply’ and ‘Live According to Nature’

Saturday 9th April – Stoicism and the Art of Living: Universal Nature, God and Fate

Saturday 7th May – Stoicism and the Art of Living: Living in Society

Saturday 11th June – Stoicism and the Art of Living: Impermanence, Loss and Death