Enrollment begins today for the new version of How to Live Like Socrates, my four-week long e-learning course taking a deep dive into the life and philosophy of Socrates. This time, though, it will be live from Athens, the home of Socrates!
To reward followers of my blog, I’ve created a special link that will allow you to receive 20% discount off the course price. Just click on the button below or any of the other links in this post and your coupon code (SOCRATES20P) will automatically be applied.
I’ve been in Athens for a few weeks doing more research for the course –and taking a few photos! I’ll be delivering Live Like Socrates from Athens too, including the live webinars. To learn more just follow the links and you’ll get access to full details of the course. You can also preview the welcome video, and read an overview of the course content.
Feedback from previous students who completed the pilot version of this course was very positive. You can scroll to the end of this post to read their comments as well as the average satisfaction ratings (broken down into “clarity”, “impact” and “feasibility”) from their course evaluation forms. The course is continually being revised and you’ll have lifetime access to the content as well as future updates. Right now, I’m hoping to add more information on Socrates’ relationship with the Sophists and I’m working on a new comic strip illustration with our graphic designer Rocio de Torres –so stay tuned!
The course has a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. If you change your mind within 30 days of your purchase, just let me know and we’ll refund your course fees in full. So that makes booking completely risk-free!
Why not come and join us as we learn to live like Socrates – live from the heart of Athens…
Looking forward to meeting you on the course,
What Previous Students Said
I gather structured feedback from course participants and analyze the data before revising my courses each time I run them. For the initial pilot version of this course, satisfaction ratings were as follows.
- Clarity of materials 4.7 out of 5.
- Impact of content (how helpful) 4.6 out of 5.
- Feasibility of courseware (how easy was the site to use) 4.6 out of 5.
Here are some feedback comments from students as well…
To really get a deeper perspective on how to live life with true vigor and taste it’s fullness, it is necessary to embrace, embody and savor the life and times of Socrates. This course has left no stone unturned as it presents the depth and magnitude along with the magnificence – in exploring Socrates and his place in human history. The pilot light has been lit inside of me… – Melville Richard Alexander
One of the great things about Donald Robertson’s courses is that they never end. They are available to us forever (or at least as long as Donald is able to keep them posted). As with “How to think like a Roman emperor” I will be going back to this course when the spirit moves me. Each time I will discover something new. In the process of learning more about Socrates I learned more about me. Would I recommend this course? Yes, without hesitation. If you find it a bit much to “complete” in four weeks (I did) don’t worry. The material is there and the instructor is wonderfully accessible. – Wilfred Allan
Donald Robertson’s course has greatly increased my knowledge of the renowned ancient Greek philosopher Socrates. Socrates is such a central figure in Hellenistic Philosophy that understanding him is essential to knowing about the entire field. Robertson’s course has great depth, with multiple videos, texts to read, ponder, and discuss, weekly webinars, and enough background and optional material to further add to my knowledge and provide material that I plan to reread and explore. Very well done! – Marc Deshaies
I really enjoyed the course. I have been a fan of Socrates ever since I learnt about him years ago, but I know now that I was really ignorant about him and have lots to learn still. This is a great start. I look forward to more. Thank you Donald! – Pauline Enright
I’ve really enjoyed this course, thanks for putting it together, and I’ve really enjoyed being able to move through it at my own pace looping back to the challenging exercises, putting it down when other commitments took more or my time and picking it up again when I could. I’d recommend it, no question. – Steve Powell
I highly recommend this course. Reading Socrates without the biographical and historical background made me wonder what of significant value he was. Now knowing about his military, political,and social interactions gave me greater respect for him and the classical philosophy heritage. Demystifying the Socratic dialogues was very helpful. – Michael Schepak