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Talk: The power of Myth: The Oedipus Myth

This evening will introduce you to the archetypal structure of mythology and its important role in promoting our spiritual and psychological well-being.


Over thousands of years, myths have helped human beings to understand aspects of life that the rational mind finds difficult to grasp (love, death, mystery...). Great philosophers like Plato have used myths and fables to explain their key concepts. Still today, we find the archetypal patterns of myth in books like Lord of the Rings or films like Star Wars.

We will look at the details of the myth of Oedipus. The leading themes and question are: can free will and predestination co-exist? What is the nature of the human being?


Speaker(s):

Professor Sabine Leitner | talks

 

Date and Time:

19 February 2018 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

New Acropolis
19 Compton Terrace
London
N1 2UN
02073590059
http://www.newacropolisuk.org

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Tickets:

£15 (£12 concessions)

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