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Basic Ideas of Man: Series 1, Lecture 1 | Man’s Power of Self-Control in Life and Death


Socrates, Master of Philosophic Conviction

“The best man is he who must tries to perfect himself, and the happiest man is he who most feels that he is perfecting himself.” — SocratesSeries 1 – Lecture 1 |  Pamphlet  36pp ……. Lecture Series One of the Basic Ideas of Man introduces the reader to the lives and message of twelve celebrated teachers of the East and West, whose impact on world culture has been deep and enduring. Many names are familiar, Plato, Buddha, St. Paul and Confucius. Others are less familiar, but no less important, like Maimonides, the celebrated Jewish scholastic philosopher, and Jalal-ud-din, the Eastern mystic more commonly known as Rumi.