14/03 - Philosophy For Life with Jules Evans

Posted on 13.02.2019

Most of us probably give little thought to Greek philosophy in our everyday lives. Jules Evans wants to change that by demonstrating just how useful the ideas of the Greeks can be in helping us overcome adversity in our professional and personal lives. Inspired by his own experience of philosophy helping him through a life crisis, he developed ‘Philosophy for Life’, a model of wellbeing education that balances evidence-based techniques with ethical discussion, approaching questions of the meaning of life in a pluralistic way. From times of emotional stress to the new ‘politics of wellbeing’, he explains how to bring philosophy into our everyday lives, in the hope we might all get closer to the good life.

Jules Evans is a British writer, philosopher, and broadcaster and is the Policy Director at the Centre for the History of Emotions at Queen Mary University in London. His regular contributions to publications as varied as the Financial Times, The Times, the Guardian and The Spectator have ensured the wide reach of his ideas beyond the academic sphere. His commitment to widening public engagement with scholarship was reflected in his being named a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker.

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