Invitation to the course (4 min)

Welcome to the Ecosophy Course, where we bridge the gap between philosophy and action to address the ecological crisis.

Led by seasoned educator and artist Nathan Dufour, this interactive and collaborative series of workshops will broaden your horizons and deepen your understanding of both ancient and modern Western Philosophy and its applications to ecological themes and activism.

Through five live and interactive online workshops, you'll explore the concepts underlying environmental thinking and cultivate a sense of community while gaining practical tools and strategies for taking action towards a more sustainable future.

In addition to the live sessions, you'll have access to recordings of all sessions, detailed lecture notes, readings, and materials. You'll also have the opportunity to learn and connect with others in a dedicated online community space as part of a growing network of ecosophical alumni.

Enrol now for just USD$175 (suggested tuition*) and join a cohort of people with varying backgrounds and experiences, all committed to taking action towards a sustainable future.

Enrol now to be part of the ecosophy movement

Suggested tuition* is $USD175

Enrol in Ecosophy C4 today ↗
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Can't afford the tuition? No problem. We want everyone to have access to this course, regardless of their ability to pay. Check out our "Forget About the Price Tag" policy for a range of options.

When are the live workshops?

See below for dates and times for the next cohort's live workshops.

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Ecosophy C4 live workshop dates/times

Workshop Dates
Weekly on Tuesdays (Wednesdays in Aus/NZ)
5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr (+1 day for Aus/NZ)

Workshop Times
New York (ET) - 7-9pm
Mexico City (CT) - 6–8pm
Vancouver (PT) - 4–6pm
Melbourne (AET) - 11am–1pm (+1 day)
New Zealand (NZT) - 1pm-3pm (+1 day)

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Can't make it or missed a session? No problem. All sessions are recorded so feel free to join anytime. You're also welcome to come back for the next cohort.

You can join at any time

When you enrol in the course, you are also joining our growing community of ecosophers. You can jump in at any point and at any time.

As soon as you sign up, you will get instant access to the course community space, including all recordings, materials, events and discussions from current and previous cohorts.

Your enrolment automatically rolls over into the next cohort so you can also catch the next one, or repeat a session! We invite and encourage connection across cohorts.

Enrol now for instant access

Suggested tuition* is $USD175

Enrol in Ecosophy C4 today ↗

Why take this course?

  • Gain practical tools and strategies for taking action towards a more sustainable future
  • Explore the concepts underlying environmental thinking
  • Cultivate a sense of community while gaining knowledge and confidence
  • Meet and connect with others who share your interests and passions
  • Take a playful approach to philosophy and ecological action

What's included?

  • 🎉 5 live and interactive online workshops – a mix of presentation, discussion and activities (check dates/times)
  • ▶️ 2+ hours of recorded video lectures presented by Nathan – explore ancient and modern philosophical thinkers and concepts through an ecological lens
  • 📖 Detailed lecture notes and readings, an ecosophical glossary, and other materials
  • 💡 Develop your personal Ecosophy Action Project throughout the course and present/share it with your peers and in our project hub
  • 👥 Learn and connect with others in a dedicated online community space as part of a growing network of ecosophical alumni
  • 🗓 Take part in social meetups and knowledge-sharing events among the ecosophy community
  • 📚 A growing library of further reading/learning suggestions contributed by your peers

Is this for me?

The Ecosophy Course offers something for everyone, whether you're seeking inspiration, knowledge, or a fun time. We welcome curious, non-traditional and neurodivergent learners who want to make sense of the ideas swirling around in their heads, gain confidence in how to move forward, or unlock a new level of understanding.

Our playful approach to serious engagement with philosophy and ecological action will provide you with an enriching and thought-provoking experience.

The course is designed to be accessible to everyone, regardless of your background or experience. No pre-existing knowledge is necessary; just come as you are. Previous cohorts have included people with an interest in ecological action but no experience with the study of philosophy, people with an interest in philosophy but no experience of ecological activism, people familiar with neither philosophy nor ecological activism, and people familiar with both.

All you need to bring is your attention, digital presence, and a smile. And a beverage if you wish!

Ready to join the ecosophy movement?

Suggested tuition* is $USD175

Enrol in Ecosophy C4 today ↗
✳️
Can't afford the tuition? No problem. We want everyone to have access to this course, regardless of their ability to pay. Check out our "Forget About the Price Tag" policy for a range of options.

What to expect

Throughout the course, we'll be covering a range of environmental topics, from the ideal city state to the concept of eco-socialism, and the role of philosophy in policy-making. We'll be looking at these issues through the lens of philosophy, providing you with practical tools and strategies for taking action towards a more sustainable future.

We'll encourage you to engage in discussions and share your perspectives on the topics covered, as well as collaborate with each other in creating an action plan to address ecological issues.

Is it really about taking action or is it just talking about ideas?

We're not here for book club. We are serious about addressing the ecological crisis by bridging the gap between philosophy and action, and exploring tangible ways to make a difference in the world.

We know we want to ‘save the Earth’ — but what are the concepts underlying our environmental thinking? What is ‘Nature’? What is ‘Ecology’?

More than just philosophy to think about, it's an experience that manifests itself in a form of action you can take, that can save some small part of your world.

Along the way, we'll cultivate a sense of community while gaining practical tools and strategies for taking action towards a more sustainable future.

The course culminates in a final project where we push ourselves to generate an abstract statement of our Values, and concretely join them to our concrete plans of Action.

We've even created an interactive database of Ecosophy projects created by participants of the course.

Ready to bridge the gap to ecological action?

Suggested tuition* is $USD175

Enrol in Ecosophy C4 today
✳️
Can't afford the tuition? No problem. We want everyone to have access to this course, regardless of their ability to pay. Check out our "Forget About the Price Tag" policy for a range of options.

What are others saying?

Colin K joined us for Ecosophy C2
Will C joined us for Ecosophy C2
I feel less isolated in my desire to have a better foundation that guide my principles, hopes, and desires for impact and change. –Jason W (C3)
Alan L joined us for Ecosophy C1

Ready to be part of a growing ecosophical alumni?

Suggested tuition* is $USD175

Enrol in Ecosophy C4 today ↗
✳️
Can't afford the tuition? No problem. We want everyone to have access to this course, regardless of their ability to pay. Check out our "Forget About the Price Tag" policy for a range of options.

Can you run this course online or in-person for my school / organisation / community group?

We have done this before and are happy to discuss options with you! Get in touch at [email protected] and let's talk.

Still have questions?

Get in touch at [email protected] and we'll help you out.