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Conference: The Value of the Humanities

The DLCC invites participants to join us for a conference on the 24th and 25th September on the Value of the Humanities. The conference will present output of the AHRC Research Project on the value of the humanities at the University of Cambridge 2016–17 alongside contributions from leading thinkers including philosopher … Continue reading

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New Research Fellow, Stefan Riedener

The DLCC is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Stefan Riedener as a Research Fellow of the DLCC. Dr Riedener is a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Zurich’s Centre for Ethics. He received his undergraduate degree in philosophy, German literature and mathematics from the University of Zurich, and … Continue reading

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Ancient Wisdom: Modern World

Reflections on Professor Paul Lodge’s Michaelmas 2016 seminars on the Dalai Lama’s Ethics In Michaelmas term 2016, the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion (DLCC) sponsored a public seminar series led by DLCC Fellow Professor Paul Lodge, based on the Dalai Lama’s 1999 book, Ancient Wisdom, Modern World: Ethics for a New … Continue reading

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Compassion for Schools

We are very pleased to announce a new and exciting project, Compassion for Schools. We are further delighted to announce that the project will be developed during the coming year in partnership with the renowned Dragon School in Oxford. Regular readers will recall that during August 2016, the Director of … Continue reading

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Oxford Seminars on the Dalai Lama’s Ethics

This Michaelmas Term the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion will be offering a series of seminars exploring His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s thought on ethics and related areas. The series will be conducted by Paul Lodge, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford and Senior Research Fellow of the … Continue reading

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Pluralism in Japanese ethics

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Pluralism in Japanese ethics Samuel Hughes Fellow of the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion Download PDF Perhaps the most famous ethicist in the Japanese tradition is Watsuji Tetsurō, who worked at the Universities of Kyoto and Tokyo in the early twentieth century.  Watsuji was a peripheral member of a larger … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Iris Murdoch

We are delighted to announce that the DLCC will co-sponsor the upcoming conference, ‘The Philosophy of Iris Murdoch’. This event will take place on 11th June, Seminar Room East, Mansfield College, Oxford, and will consider a number of different themes from the philosophical writings of Iris Murdoch including: Justin Broackes … 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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Taking Three Commitments: An Experiment in Ethical Living

Just over a month ago I my exchanged life as an Oxford academic for that of a volunteer teacher and free-lance writer based in a small hill-station in central India, where my wife and I are home-schooling our two children. It is a big change, and we are still finding … Continue reading

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True and False Mysticism in Leibniz

On Tuesday 24th November, 12:30-14:00 the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities will host DLCC Senior Research Fellow, Paul Lodge to deliver a talk entitled ‘True and False Mysticism in Leibniz’. Please see here for further details. The question of Leibniz’s relationship to mysticism has been a topic of some … Continue reading

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