Online Talk: Socrates – The search for happiness in times of change

According to Socrates, the highest good was not something to possess, but an inner happiness or Eudaimonia. Although Socrates lived in times of uncertainty, war and a change in social ...
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Online Talk: Tao Te Ching – Ancient Chinese Wisdom for Today

Lao Tzu together with Confucius and Buddha is considered to be one of the three great Chinese spiritual leaders, and is attributed with writing the mysterious Tao Te Ching. The ...
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Online Talk: Chinese philosophy: Confucius – The Meaning of Ethics in the Face of Crisis

Confucius has left a remarkable influence on Eastern civilisation in a similar way to Plato in the West. His teachings continue to inspire 2,500 years after his death. For him, ...
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Online Talk: Alexandria – A Model of Tolerance for a World in Crisis

To help us understand what it truly means to be tolerant we can look to one of history’s great examples; the cultural meeting point of antiquity between East and West ...
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