On God and the Environment with Kai Whiting

ON GOD & THE ENVIRONMENT WITH KAI WHITING In this episode, Kai Whiting talks with members of The Walled Garden Philosophical Society about God and the Environment. Kai Whiting is a Stoicism and sustainability researcher and university lecturer based at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. He is the co-author of Being Better: Stoicism for […]

Stoic Journaling for Deeper Intentionality

STOIC JOURNALING FOR DEEPER INTENTIONALITY WITH BRITTANY POLAT TUESDAY DEC 6, 8:30 am pst REGISTER NOW ABOUT THE EVENT Simon Drew joins Brittany Polat for an in-depth discussion on journaling the Stoic way for deeper intentionality. Brittany Polat is the author of Tranquility Parenting: A Guide to Staying Calm, Mindful, and Engaged, and Journal Like […]

Could We Create a New Renaissance Today?

COULD WE CREATE A RENAISSANCE TODAY? WITH DAVID FIDELER TUESDAY NOV 29, 8:30 am pst REGISTER NOW ABOUT THE EVENT Join Simon Drew and best-selling author David Fideler for an interview and Q&A about the power of renaissance ideas for the modern world. David Fideler has worked as a college professor, editor and publisher, and […]

Keeping the Faith in the Postmodern Age

KEEPING THE FAITH IN THE POSTMODERN AGE WITH BRUCE TALLMAN THURSDAY NOV 24, 3 PM pst REGISTER NOW ABOUT THE EVENT Join Simon Drew and spiritual director Bruce Tallman for an interview and Q&A about how we can keep faith during the fragmented postmodern age. Since 2002 Dr. Bruce Tallman has been a full-time spiritual […]

Stoicism and the Great Religious Traditions

STOICISM & THE GREAT RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS WITH SOFIA KOUTLAKI TUESDAY NOV 22, 8:30 am pst REGISTER NOW ABOUT THE EVENT Join Dr Sofia Koutlaki and Simon Drew for a conversation about the religions of Orthodox Christianity and Islam, touching on the linguistics of faith and the spiritual path. Dr Sofia Koutlaki is a Greek writer, author […]

Brian Russell: On Prayer & Presence

ON PRAYER & PRESENCE WITH BRIAN RUSSELL ABOUT THE EVENT Join Simon Drew and Brian Russell for a conversation “On Prayer and Presence.” Brian D. Russell, Ph.D, is an award winning teacher, speaker, and spiritual coach. He serves as Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary (Orlando campus). His personal mission is to contemplate, […]

Stoicism & First Responders

ON STOICISM & FIRST RESPONDERS WITH MEGAN MCELHERAN THURSDAY NOV 17, 3 PM pst REGISTER NOW ABOUT THE EVENT Join Simon Drew and Megan McElheran for a conversation on the power of Stoicism for first responders. Dr. Megan McElheran is the CEO of Wayfound Mental Health Group and a Clinical Psychologist practicing in Calgary, AB. […]

On Loneliness & Community with J. W. Bertolotti

ON LONELINESS & COMMUNITY WITH J.W. BERTOLOTTI Join J.W. Bertolotti to discuss “Universal Truths for Living in an Age of Isolation.”https://youtu.be/y2LvS4LiS0s FACILITATOR J.W. BERTOLOTTI As a contributor to The Walled Garden Philosophical Society, I explore, write, mentor, and find meaning and connection with this growing community of seekers and curious minds. LEARN MORE SUBSCRIBE TO […]

Stoic Theology & Cosmology with William O. Stephens

STOIC THEOLOGY & COSMOLOGY WITH WILLIAM O. STEPHENS ABOUT THE EVENT Join Simon Drew and renowned Stoic scholar and professor William O. Stephens for an in-depth conversation on the theology and cosmology of the Stoic school of philosophy.  William O. Stephens is the Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Creighton University. His interests include ancient Greek […]

Philosophy and Music: A Dialog and a Dance

PHILOSOPHY AND MUSIC SIMON DREW ABOUT THE EVENT Simon Drew will be filling in for Sharon Lebell covering the topic of music and philosophy. We’ll be exploring the importance of having a well-rounded approach to our philosophical exploration, as well as touching on some key lessons that philosophers and seekers can learn from the great […]