Learning through Inspiration and Beauty
The latest season on various important figures from all across the ancient world.
A lecture by Wesley Cecil PhD. on the influence of Zoroastrianism and Persian civilization on our culture. Delivered at Peninsula College. This is the first in a series that will include lectures on Confucius, Lao Tzu and more.
A lecture on the core principles and continuing influence of Confucius and Confucianism. Delivered by Wesley Cecil PhD. at Peninsula College
A lecture on Taoism delivered by Wesley Cecil PhD. at Peninsula College. Explores the concepts of Taoism and how we get them so wrong. I actually ended up not discussing Lao Tzu at all!
A lecture exploring the core of Buddhism and its continuing influence today. Delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil, Phd.
A lecture on the history and influence of the Mahabharata and how it informs a culture very different from that of the west. Presented by Wesley Cecil PhD. at Peninsula College.
A lecture on the life and importance of Socrates delivered by Wesley Cecil PhD. at Peninsula College on 2/15/18.
A lecture delivered by Wesley Cecil PhD. at Peninsula College exploring the work and influence of Plato.
A lecture on the life, work and influence of Aristotle. The penultimate lecture in the Ancients lecture series by Wesley Cecil PhD. presented at Peninsula College. Note: Actually that is a picture of Plato - Ha, Aristotle would hate that!
The final lecture in The Ancients series explores the concept of Karl Jaspers about the impact of thinkers from the ancient world who lived within a relatively brief period of time from the 6th to the 3rd century BC. Presented at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil PhD.