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Conversation with Bryan W. Van Norden, Taking Back Philosophy

Join Professors Jeffrey Sachs and Bryan Van Norden as they discuss Prof. Van Norden’s book, Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto. As a leading expert in Chinese philosophy, Prof.…

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Conversation with Richard Rubenstein, Aristotle's Children

Join Professors Jeffrey Sachs and an expert on religious conflict, Richard E. Rubenstein as they discuss Rubenstein’s book, Aristotle's Children: How Christians, Muslims, and Jews…

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Conversation with Jessica Rawson, Life and Afterlife in Ancient China

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and Jessica Rawson, one of the world’s most eminent scholars of China, as they discuss Rawson’s book, Life and Afterlife in Ancient China. Listen in to learn…

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Professional Profiles: Sustainable Tourism Sector

This chapter defines the core competencies necessary to create tools that support the chain of agri-food innovation in the Mediterranean, and the agri-food entrepreneur. A food tech startup-er is…

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The Beginning of Divergence of the West and Asia

Professor Sachs begins this chapter by explaining Angus Maddison's graphs of GDP per capita and population from the 1700s, in order to explain Europe’s rise to power during the fourth wave…

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Lessons from Classical Greece

This chapter examines the roots of Western philosophy in classical Greek virtue ethics, emphasizing that a virtuous life requires critical self-inquiry and responsibilities of an individual to…

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Lessons from Classical China

This chapter compares and contrasts classical Greek philosophy with the Confucian tradition, emphasizing its unique virtues such as benevolence and the responsibilities of one generation to another. …

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Theology, Philosophy and the Encyclical

Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo delves into the second chapter of the Pope’s encyclical. The Gospel of Creation, as the second encyclical chapter is entitled, provides the foundation for…

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