Preshil's 3rd annual Philosophy conference, The Art of Happiness in the Age of Consumption brings together students, teachers, academics and interested members of the public, to examine the nature of the good life within the context of contemporary consumer society. This one day conference is a wonderful opportunity to hear from internationally recognised thinkers and to engage in debate and discussion regarding issues that are not only relevant to the VCE Philosophy curriculum, but to anyone seeking to understand what it means to live a good life in today's world.

DETAILS: Sunday, 31st July, 9am-4.30pm at the Village Roadshow Theatrette, State Library of Victoria.

TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. Please follow the link below. Note: tickets are strictly limited!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

ANNOUNCING...Antonia Case

Antonia Case is the literary editor of New Philosopher magazine, the editor of Womankind magazine, and an award-winning writer and journalist. A former journalist for Fairfax, she is the winner of the 2013 Australasian Association of Philosophy Media Professionals' Award for excellence in the presentation of philosophy in the media. Case holds an Honours degree in Economics from the University of Sydney.

Antonia Case will be speaking on:

The ideas behind the creation of print magazines New Philosopher and Womankind, which are philosophy, culture and art magazines for the general public. Covering topics such as consumerism, happiness, technology, and education, the magazines seek answers to the important questions in life such as, 'What is a good and meaningful life?' 'And what makes a life worth living?'

Losing Ourselves to Technology

The Lost Art of Leisure

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