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Oxford Classes on Buddhist Ethics

This Hilary Term the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion will be offering a series of lectures introducing Buddhist ethics. The series will be delivered by Dr Dechen Rochard, Fellow of the DLCC. It will take place from 5:30pm-6:30pm on Wednesdays at Seminar Room East, Mansfield College with the first meeting taking place … Continue reading

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The Quality of Mercy

On Friday 2nd December, the poet Lemn Sissay will deliver the 6th annual lecture of The Forgiveness Project on the topic The Quality of Mercy. The Forgiveness Project, an organisation founded by DLCC Fellow Marina Cantacuzino uses the real stories of victims and perpetrators to explore concepts of forgiveness, and to encourage … Continue reading

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DLCC Fellow Charles Taylor Awarded Berggruen Prize

Charles Taylor, Senior Research Fellow of the DLCC, has been named winner of the inaugural Berggruen Prize. The Berggruen prize of $1 million is awarded by the Berggruen Institute annually to a thinker whose ideas are of broad significance for shaping human self-understanding and the advancement of humanity. According the … 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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International Summer School, Croatia

DLCC summer school croatia

In the coming week four Fellows of the DLCC, Dr. Dr. Benedikt Goecke, Samuel Hughes, Dr. Mikolaj Slawkowski-Rode, and Ralph Weir will be teaching at an international summer school at Sveti Kriz, near Trogir, Croatia. The summer school will bring together students from across Europe to discuss responses to evil in … 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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Director Visits Dharamsala

This week the Director of the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion, Alex Norman, arrives in Dharamsala for a month long visit. During this time he will be staying at the house of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s brother Ngari Rinpoche and meeting with His Holiness the the Dalai Lama and other … Continue reading

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DLCC Fellow Sandy Stoddart Interview

DLCC Honorary Fellow, Sculptor in Ordinary for Scotland, Sandy Stoddart has recently been interviewed by DLCC Fellow Mikolaj Slawkowski-Rode for the Polish magazine Arttak. An English language version of the interview will soon be available at www.humanephilosophy.com. Related posts: No related posts.

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DLCC Essay Competition 2016 Results

The judging panel of the 2016 DLCC competition have now reached their decision. First prize has been awarded to Carl Hildebrand for his essay ‘Compassion and the Moral Law’. Joint second prizes have been awarded to Natasha Bailey for her essay ‘The Question of “Mens feeding on Flesh”: Early Modern … 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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