Education and its opportunities have long been constrained by the practical necessities of our lives. They have been bound by time, location, and the extrinsically-imposed demand that we subjugate ourselves to servile labor in order to earn a paycheck and provide for our material wants and needs. The Lyceum Institute is here to change that: by utilizing the digital technology now always at our fingertips, we are building a community dedicated not only to continual, lifelong learning, but to building better intellectual habits.
This is not a program, a course, a certification process, nor simply a place to find content for passive consumption, but rather something to become a part of one’s life: a digital medium that directs one towards the development of perfective human habits.
Our environment gives every member the chance to study in close, personal settings with real scholars: not mere experts in particular fields of study, but those who live an intellectual life that seeks out wisdom in daily practice. As a community, everyone is encouraged to engage with everyone else in honest, open, charitable, and fruitful discussion that pursues the truth–whether one is a novice or well-read, a neophyte in philosophy or a PhD, the Lyceum Institute offers a place to further those interests and advance not only in learning, but understanding.
We encourage the asking of questions both in the quaestiones disputatae program, as well as through colloquia and symposia. Too often, education has focused on providing solutions to problems: leading to an inability to form and ask intelligent and searching questions.
We emphasize the archivality of the digital paradigm, not only running several seminars per year, but making the lecture component of those seminars available to all members a month after the seminar concludes–and also provide open source and shareable resources.
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- -Access to Core Programs, including Latin Study
- -Access to Lecture and Resource Archives
- -Discounts on Seminars
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- -Everything in Basic, plus:
- -Access to Advanced Research Resources
- -Includes two Seminars
- -Discounts on further Seminars
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- -Everything in Advanced, plus:
- -Includes Six Seminars
- -Two user licenses
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What are you doing this evening? Well, why not come on down to the Lyceum Institute Philosophical Happy Hour, where we gather online to have a drink (if you so chose–no pressure!) and think through the interesting questions of life. As a prelude to tomorrow’s International Open Seminar on Semiotics interview, Dr. Kemple will have…
Beginning October 6th, every other Wednesday Dr. Mark McCullough (PhD in Humanities from the City University of New York) will facilitate a 45-minute discussion on one canto of Dante Alighieri’s masterwork The Divine Comedy at 12pm ET: the Lectio Commedia: Dante, Poet of Hope. This will be preceded by a reading of the canto with…
A Tribute to John Deely on the Fifth Anniversary of His Passing Announcing the 2022 International Open Seminar on Semiotics to all friends of the Lyceum Institute! The occurrence of this seminar over the calendar year 2022 also marks the 80th anniversary of Deely’s arrival. Although Deely would most certainly instruct us not to focus…