Can the ancient Greek philosophy of Stoicism help us in responding to acute political and personal problems? How does Stoicism reconcile the search for inner peace of mind with positive affection or love and social concern?
A series of talks, interviews, and question-and-answer sessions, with scope for audience participation and social breaks. One of a series of such public events at QMUL on Stoic guidance held since 2014.
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Queen Mary University of London (Arts 2 lecture theatre) (London, England)
Tim LeBon on Stoic responses to the Brexit vote or a possible Trump victory.
Christopher Gill interviews Elena Isayev on her experiences with refugees in the West Bank and the Calais ‘jungle’.
Jules Evans talks to member of the Saracens rugby club about the value of Stoic messages in dealing with training, victory and defeat.
Donald Robertson talks about Stoic approaches to resilience and love and how the two are linked.
Gabriele Galluzzo discusses Stoic emotions – those we want to get rid of and those we want to develop.