Philosophy Talk | 317: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

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317: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

by Philosophy Talk

What relevance do the virtues – wisdom, courage, prudence, justice, and so on – have for our modern times?
Genre: Spoken Word: Educational
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If the Ancients found themselves transported to the modern world, they would have much to learn about science, technology, and human thinking. But is there something the Ancients can still teach us about how to live a good life? What relevance do the virtues – wisdom, courage, prudence, justice, and so on – have for our modern times? Could these ancient values help solve some of the most challenging problems of contemporary life? John and Ken talk old school with Melissa Lane from Princeton University, author of Eco-Republic: What the Ancients Can Teach Us about Ethics, Virtue, and Sustainable Living. This program was recorded live on campus as part of the Stanford Continuing Studies series The Art of Living.

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