Visionary Thinkers About The Future

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IKON Television: A FOUR-PART SERIES ON GREAT THINKERS ABOUT THE FUTURE on Youtube
Thinkers
  • Charles Taylor
  • Antje Krog
  • Ian Buruma
  • Susan Neiman
  • Nasr Abu Zayd
  • Jonathan Sacks
  • Zainab Al-Suwaij
  • Dominique Moïsi

Four Part Series: Visionary Thinkers About The Future

What do visionary philosophers and writers have to say about our future in a rapidly changing world? TV magazine LUX brings together their reflections a course in world citizenship in four episodes.

How to live together in increasingly diverse societies?

This  four-part series named Visionary Thinkers About The Future is a sort of visual essays in four installments of 30 minutes. For this series  eight prominent international thinkers were interviewed, among which the Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor, the French political scientist Dominique Moïsi and the British Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. The main question is how to live together in increasingly diverse societies. The main focus is on Europe, but the meeting and clashing of cultures is an important topic everywhere in the western world. The series recently won the Erasmus EuroMedia Grand Award.

Laudation: Erasmus EuroMedia Grand Award

The production, of course, is in its media designing by far not as sophisticated as other awarded media productions, but finds, based on deep going research, a conversational way of sharing difficult thoughts to people being involved in and absorbed by everyday practice of self-care. Worldwide well known names in philosophy, political science, and cultural history from different cultural and religious environment and traditions of thinking contribute to concepts of future of an open society and encourage with an impressing plea for a visionary approach to a Europe for Europeans

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Publications on Amazon
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  • A Secular Age (Taylor 2007)


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  • Taming the Gods (Buruma 2007)
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  • Moral Clarity (Neiman 2009)
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  • Covenant & Conversation (Sacks 2010)
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  • Geopolitics of Emotion (Moïsi 2010)

 

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