PHILOSOPHY – Thomas Aquinas

PHILOSOPHY – Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas deserves to be remembered for reconciling faith with reason, thereby saving Western civilisation from turning its back on science and Greek and Roman wisdom. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://theschooloflife.com/shop/all/

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Today we are talking about death, looking at philosophical approaches from Socrates, Epicurus, and Zhuangzi. We will consider whether it’s logical to fear your own death, or the deaths of your loved ones. Hank also discusses Thomas Nagel, death, and Fear of Missing Out.

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Friedrich Nietzsche’s Life and Philosophy

Friedrich Nietzsche’s Life and Philosophy

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What Is Philosophy For?

What Is Philosophy For?

What is Philosophy for?

From a distance philosophy seems weird, irrelevant, boring – yet also intriguing. SUBSCRIBE to our channel for new films every week: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7
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How Philosophy Can Save Your Life | Jules Evans | TEDxBreda

How Philosophy Can Save Your Life | Jules Evans | TEDxBreda

When Jules Evans was in his late teens, he started to be plagued by panic attacks, mood swings and other emotional problems. He eventually found help in the form of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). He went to interview the inventors of CBT, and discovered they were directly inspired by ancient Greek philosophy. This started him on a five-year journey of discovery, in which he found out how life-transforming the ideas of ancient Greek philosophy can be. He met and interviewed people from many walks of life who claimed to have been greatly helped by ancient philosophy, including gangsters, astronauts, soldiers and politicians. Now, he passionately believes that the therapeutic ideas of ancient philosophy need to be rescued from the dusty museum cabinets of academia, and brought to as many people as possible, to help them improve their lives.

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Jules Evans is policy director at the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary, University of London. He is also a journalist, has appeared on BBC 2′s Culture Show, on Radio 3 and 4, RTE-1, ABC Australia, and has written for The Times, Spectator, Wall Street Journal, Prospect and many other publications. His book, Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations, is being published in 19 countries, and was described as ‘a revelation’ by The Observer.
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PHILOSOPHY – Plato

PHILOSOPHY – Plato

PHILOSOPHY - Plato

Plato was one of the world’s earliest and possibly greatest philosophers. He matters because of his devotion to making humanity more fulfilled. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): https://goo.gl/3ZFSG4

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“Athens, 2400 years ago. It’s a compact place: around 250,000 people live here. There are fine baths, theatres, temples, shopping arcades and gymnasiums. Art is flourishing, and science too. You can pick up excellent fish down at the harbour in Piraeus. It’s warm for more than half the year….”

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