Main Program | Intellectual Journeys with Brigid Delaney and Eric Weiner

28 Oct 2022 09:00 - 10:00
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Journalist and writer Brigid Delaney’s latest book, Reasons Not to Worry tells of the Stoic principles of virtue, moderation and self-discipline from the teachings of three ancient guides, Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus. In his latest work, The Socrates Express, former foreign correspondent and travel writer, Eric Weiner, embarks on an intellectual journey, following in the footsteps of history’s greatest thinkers and showing us how each—from Epicurus to Gandhi, Thoreau to Beauvoir—offers practical and spiritual lessons for today’s unsettled times. Our writers invite us into their worlds, mixing history, insight and his infectious humour in their eternal search for spirituality, cultural enlightenment and bliss.

Buku terbaru jurnalis dan penulis Brigid Delaney, Reasons Not to Worry menceritakan tentang prinsip Stoic tentang kebajikan, moderasi, dan disiplin diri dari ajaran tiga pemandu kuno, Seneca, Epictetus, dan Marcus. Dalam karya terbarunya, The Socrates Express, mantan koresponden luar negeri dan penulis perjalanan, Eric Weiner, memulai perjalanan intelektual, mengikuti jejak para pemikir terbesar dalam sejarah dan menunjukkan kepada kita bagaimana masing-masing—dari Epicurus hingga Gandhi, Thoreau hingga Beauvoir—menawarkan praktik praktis. dan pelajaran spiritual untuk masa-masa sulit saat ini. Para penulis ini akan mengundang kita ke dunia mereka, memadukan sejarah, wawasan, dan humornya dalam pencarian abadi mereka akan spiritualitas, pencerahan budaya, dan kebahagiaan.


Eric Weiner

Eric Weiner is a popular speaker and author of The New York Times bestseller The Geography of Bliss, Man Seeks God, The Geography of Genius and The Socrates Express. Weiner’s books have been …

Gill Westaway

Gill Westaway lives on the island of Lombok, Indonesia, and runs a small guesthouse. In her former incarnation working for the British Council, she collaborated closely with writers and artists …

Brigid Delaney

Brigid Delaney is a popular weekly columnist for Guardian Australia, where she writes about topics including philosophy, politics and travel. She is also the author of four books; This Restless Life, …

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