Interview: Why philosophers could be the ones to transform your 2020

“Can a thinker who last plied his trade two millennia ago really help? Does a controversial 19th-Century German scholar make a good life coach? Might the study of Jean-Paul Sartre be the key to a new you?”

On the 15th of January 2020, an interview with centre-member Angie Hobbs was published on BBC culture, in which she discusses these and other questions. She points out that “[philosophy is booming] for the same reasons that therapeutic, ethical philosophy took off in the Hellenistic times, which was also a period of enormous change, of the Greek city states disintegrating and big monolithic powers like Alexander the Great and the Macedonian empire taking over.”

Want to find out why philosophy could become even more important in 2020? Find the full interview here.