PLATO: Curious minds learning from each other.

PLATO is a community with more than 400 members who meet to discover and share knowledge on an unlimited range of topics. Quantum physics to European history; modern poetry to Hollywood entertainment; all are on our menu. Subjects, old or new, are objects of our exploration. We study, explain and appreciate the world of knowledge - together.

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Upcoming Events

June 15 (Thu) - PLATO Annual Meeting at the Faculty Center

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Today's Courses

The American President Everyday Ethics The Romanovs Reformations: The Early Modern World, 1450-1650 Homo Deus: When Men Become Gods The World Until Yesterday by Jared Diamond. Daily Life in Traditional Hunter Gatherer Societies Before the Advent of Civilization and What Their Lives Can Teach Us About Our Lives Today View All Study Discussion Groups

What We Study

More than 20 topics are offered each term covering a broad spectrum of knowledge, literature, history, philosophy, science, sociology, economics, art and more. Our subjects are all suggested and led by our members.

George Bernard Shaw

Ancient Egypt

History of Psychoanalysis

Climate Change