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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


What we do

Explore our upcoming events and programs

Upcoming Events

  • Bioethics Reading and Discussion Group
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jul 04
    Zoom accessible to accepted registrants
    Jul 04, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
    Zoom accessible to accepted registrants
    A virtual reading and discussion group for physicians and physicians-in-training, led by Dr. Aaron Kheriaty
  • The Machine has No Tradition (Summer 2023)
    Sun, Jul 09
    Harvard University’s CGIS Knafel Bldg
    Jul 09, 7:00 PM EDT – Jul 15, 7:00 PM EDT
    Harvard University’s CGIS Knafel Bldg
    A seminar on technology and politics.
  • Zephyr Philosophy Camp 2023 - Ethics and Happiness
    Jul 17, 10:00 AM PDT – Jul 21, 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.
  • Zephyr Philosophy Club 2023-2024
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Sep 12
    Sep 12, 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)

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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