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Theodore Zeldin on Life's Hidden Pleasures

Are we fully alive? Or do we merely survive? Acclaimed philosopher Theodore Zeldin thinks you have the answers, if only you will let him ask you the right questions.

Bringing insight from the great thinkers of every corner of the world – from aesthetes to capitalists, East to West, enfolding the views of Science and The Arts, rich and poor, ancient and modern – Theodore will apply a lifetime of philosophical study to show us that instead of searching for a niche in which to be safe, we can find the hidden, unspoken, and forgotten meaning in human experience – if only we will listen to one another.

We will cross boundaries of money, prejudice, pretence and misunderstanding to uncover how ideas form a longer lasting bond than physical attraction; how religion can bring us together more strongly than it tears us apart; and how we can make work less futile and boring.

Join us for a thought-provoking and enlightening journey through the breadth of human experience.


Mr Theodore Zeldin | talks


Date and Time:

24 January 2016 at 11:15 am


2 hours



Conway Hall
Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Square
0207 242 8034
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The School of Life
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