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Author Archives: Nikolas Prassas

His Holiness’ Address to the Fellows of the DLCC

It was my great privilege to attend an address delivered by His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama to the fellows of the DLCC at Rhodes House, Oxford, earlier this week. Accompanied by the Director of the DLCC, Alexander Norman, and his translator, Geshe Tashe Tsering, His Holiness ranged … Continue reading

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Empathy and the Constitution of the Self

Empathy and the Constitution of the Self in the Philosophy of Edith Stein Nikolas Prassas Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion Download PDF   The purpose of this paper is a modest one. I mean to offer an analysis of the concept of empathy as it is presented in the work … Continue reading

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The Future of Compassion

Reflections on Dr Thupten Jinpa’s June 18th talk for the DLCC. It was with great pleasure that the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion hosted Dr Thupten Jinpa last month to speak about his most recent book A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to be Compassionate can Transform our Lives. Addressing … Continue reading

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Compassion and the Legacy of Solidarity

Solidarity during the times of solidarnosc

A reflection on the international seminar “The Treasure of Solidarity: Lessons for Europe”. This month representatives from the DLCC were invited to Brussels to attend an international seminar on the legacy of the great Polish working-class revolution of the 1980s – Solidarność. Gathered in the Polish Embassy, a matter of … Continue reading

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