Author Archives: Ralph Weir
About Ralph WeirRalph Weir is a Visiting Lecturer in philosophy at The University of Buckingham, and lectures in aesthetics at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford. He has also taught epistemology, ancient philosophy, and ancient Greek language, and has contributed to conferences and workshops in the UK, USA, and Europe. These include plenary talks for the ‘Science and Personal Action’ conference, MIT, 2015, and the First International Philosophical Dialogue, «EAST-WEST», Skopje, 2015. He holds a BPhil in Philosophy and an MSt in Ancient Philosophy from the University of Oxford and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Reading. His doctoral research at the University of Cambridge concerns the philosophy of mind and is funded by an AHRC scholarship. In addition to his work for the Dalai Lama Centre, he is co-founder of the Humane Philosophy Project, a collaboration between the Universities of Oxford and Warsaw organising high profile conferences, seminars, and accredited philosophy courses.
The DLCC is delighted to announce that Imam Monawar Hussain has agreed to join its board of advisors. Monawar read Theology at the University of Oxford and trained as an Imam under the late Shaykh Dr Zaki Badawi KBE. He is the Imam at Eton College and Muslim Chaplain and … Continue reading
UPDATE: We deeply regret that, following recent medical treatment, the upcoming visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the United Kingdom has been cancelled on doctor’s orders. The committee of the DLCC have determined that the essay competition will go ahead with a new date at which prizes will … Continue reading
The Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion is pleased to announce that on Friday the 20th of November 2015 it officially received its charity number from the Charity Commission for England and Wales. This is an important step in the DLCC’s progress towards becoming a leading research centre, with a permanent … Continue reading