Jan 19 • 54M

Alexandra Hudson on Classics and Civility

Podcast Featuring the Author of "The Soul of Civility"

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Donald J. Robertson
Donald Robertson, the author of "How to Think Like a Roman Emperor", and a cognitive-behavioral therapist, talks about how to apply Stoicism in the modern world, discussing philosophy, psychology and self-improvement with guests from all walks of life. Available on Google and Apple podcasts.
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In this episode, I chat with Alexandra Hudson, writer, popular speaker, founder of Civic Renaissance, a publication and intellectual community dedicated to beauty, goodness and truth, and author of The Soul of Civility: Timeless Principles to Heal Society and Ourselves, a forthcoming book from St. Martin’s Press.

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  • What Lexi’s newsletter, Civic Renaissance, is about

  • The central message of her new book, The Soul of Civility: Timeless Principles to Heal Society and Ourselves

  • What is the difference between civility and politeness? 

  • Why classics are still important today

  • Whether you need a philosophy or classics degree to benefit from classical wisdom

  • What's happened to civility today?  How can we restore civil discourse?

  • About Lexi’s Storytelling and the Human Condition elearning course

  • What can great stories across different cultures tell us about our lives?


Alexandra Hudson

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