What might we learn from the Ancient Greeks about the different varieties of love, and how did we become so obsessed with the idea of romantic love? How might a 17th-century Japanese Zen poet inspire us to live more deeply and creatively? This talk will help you rethink your philosophy of life, not by gazing into your own navel, but by gazing into the wonderbox of the past.
Roman Krznaric is a founding faculty member of The School of Life. He also advises organisations including Oxfam and the United Nations on using empathy and conversation to create social change, and has been named by the Observer as one of Britain’s leading lifestyle philosophers. His The Wonderbox: Curious histories of how to live explores what we can learn from the past about better living.