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Personal Virtue and Economics

Reflections Professor Kenneth Stikkers’ October 28th lectures for the DLCC On Friday 28th of October I had the pleasure of hearing Professor Kenneth Stikkers speak on the philosophy of economics for the DLCC. Both of Professor Stikkers’ talks focussed on the question whether, contrary to classical economic theory, personal virtue has … Continue reading

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Why is Aristotle Relevant to Modern Economics?

On the afternoon of 28th October 2016 Professor Kenneth Stikkers will deliver a guest lecture for the DLCC entitled ‘Why is Aristotle Relevant to Modern Economics?’ Attendance at this event is free and open to the public. Those wishing to attend are asked to register by email to ralph@dlccoxford.org to help … Continue reading

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Ethics in the Twenty-First Century

In 2016 The Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion will begin a project on the theme of Ethics in the Twenty-First Century. This project aims to identify and address the central challenges to common ethical understanding in the modern world. Project Outline   Ethics is the bedrock of what universities teach, not … Continue reading

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Town, Gown and Down-and-out: Compassionate Solutions To Oxford’s Housing Crisis

As well as the breath-taking honey-coloured stone, the famous dreaming spires and the tweed-clad Dons, the one thing that many visitors first notice is the number of homeless people on Oxford’s streets. Indeed, the homeless in Oxford are as numerous as they are visible. On any one night in Oxford, … Continue reading

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