By celebrating World Philosophy Day each year, on the third Thursday of November, UNESCO underlines the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought, for each culture and for each individual.
With this emphasis, New Acropolis engages as a school of philosophy in the classical tradition in sharing a vision of philosophy as a way of life. A timeless methodology for the transformation of the individual and society, transcending and uniting cultures, giving purpose to the individual and meaningful change for the collectivity.
The Book of Transformations
– Greek Myth of Psyche | 4pm
“A myth is like a dream we are able to remember” – CG Jung.
The Myth of Psyche, from the Book of Transformations, opens a door to our emotions and rational mind, giving us a glimpse into our impulses and motivations. Its symbols can guide us to transform these into a more lasting state of inner stability and improve our relationship with others.
Hero of a Thousand Faces
– Mystical Teachings of Joseph Campbell | 5pm
The myths of many different cultures contained teachings to help individuals to discover themselves, others and nature. These myths are still with us today in the guise of novels and movies that inspire us. In this talk, we are going to explore some of the works of Joseph Campbell who helped unveil the transformational power of these stories.