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Recovering the humanities in the heart of Silicon Valley

The Zephyr Institute is a community of scholars, students, and professionals committed to gaining a fuller understanding of the human person and the common good.

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Who we are

Find out more about our mission at Stanford and in Silicon Valley

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What we do

Explore our upcoming events and programs

Upcoming Events

  • Afternoon Tea with Plato's "Lysis"
    Afternoon Tea with Plato's "Lysis"
    Fri, Mar 08
    Mar 08, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Palo Alto, 2345 Dartmouth St, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
    Mar 08, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Palo Alto, 2345 Dartmouth St, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
    All Stanford students are invited to join Zephyr for this afternoon tea and discussion of Plato's charming dialogue about friendship.
  • Zephyr Philosophy Club 2023-2024
    Zephyr Philosophy Club 2023-2024
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Mar 12
    Mar 12, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Atherton, Atherton, CA, USA
    Mar 12, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Atherton, Atherton, CA, USA
    A monthly philosophy gathering for high school students, led by Dr. Molly Oshatz (Zephyr Institute)
  • Zephyr Philosophy Camp 2024: Political Philosophy
    Zephyr Philosophy Camp 2024: Political Philosophy
    Mon, Jul 15
    Jul 15, 2024, 10:00 AM PDT – Jul 19, 2024, 2:00 PM PDT
    Stanford University
    Jul 15, 2024, 10:00 AM PDT – Jul 19, 2024, 2:00 PM PDT
    Stanford University
    A week-long philosophy summer day camp for rising junior and senior high school students and incoming college freshmen with Dr. Molly Oshatz.

Support Us

Support meaningful intellectual inquiry by giving to Zephyr.
As a non-profit organization, we rely entirely on the support of donors to continue our mission. All donations are tax-deductible.

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