Feb 9 • 48M

Anya Leonard on Why Classics Matter Today

Podcast Featuring the founder of Classical Wisdom Weekly

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Donald J. Robertson
Classical Wisdom
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 Anya Leonard. Anya is the founder and director of Classical Wisdom, a website and online community dedicated to bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds. She also recently published a children’s book about the ancient Greek poetess, called Sappho: The Lost Poetess.

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  • How Anya got into the classics

  • Why she chose to write a children’s book about Sappho

  • Why are classics are important today

  • Should only boffins talk and write about classics

  • What obstacles do we face teaching people about classics?

  • What is Classical Wisdom Kids?


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