Thinking Out Loud: Session 2: Gotama and Socrates on Ethics Recordings

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A chance to hear the recorded sessions of our Thinking Out Loud online series.  Each week we will be releasing the recordings for the previous Sunday event. 

  • Your confirmation email will include a link to access both an audio (88MB) and 1 video recording (685MB) for the main session and an audio recording for the Q&A. 
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  • This series' recordings are offered on a Dāna basis (pay what you can afford).
  • The link to the Dāna can be found here or in your confirmation email. Select the currency of choice and select Online Series Dāna from the Event drop down list. If your local currency is not listed, you can still make a payment, the equivalent amount in your local currency will be deducted from your account, you can search online the current exchange rate. If nothing is specified in the notes provided, your donation will be equally split between the teachers and Bodhi College. 

Session 2

12th April 2020
Gotama and Socrates on Ethics: An enquiry into the nature of the ethical life as understood in discourses from the Pali Canon and the Socratic dialogues written by Plato. 

With Stephen Batchelor and John Peacock

Teachers:

STEPHEN BATCHELOR is a Buddhist teacher and writer known for his secular or agnostic approach to the Dharma. Formerly a Buddhist monk in the Tibetan and Zen traditions, he is the translator and author of several books including Buddhism Without Beliefs, Living with the Devil and Confessions of a Buddhist Atheist. His most recent book, After Buddhism, was published by Yale University Press in 2015. He lives in southwest France with his wife Martine.


JOHN PEACOCK
is both an academic and a Buddhist practitioner of nearly fifty years. Trained initially in the Tibetan Gelugpa tradition in India, he subsequently spent time in Sri Lanka studying Theravada. After doing a doctorate in philosophy, he taught Buddhist and Western philosophy and then Buddhist Studies at the University of Bristol. He went on to be Associate Director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, co-direct the Master of Studies programme in MBCT(Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy) at Oxford University, and teach Buddhist psychology on the same course.  John is now retired from academia and continues to teach meditation, as he has done for more than thirty-five years.

 

 

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