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Interview with Donald Robertson at Bilkent (online event)

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Live Interview with Donald Robertson on Bilkent Philosophy YouTube Channel.

Saturday, May 29, 2021 20:00-21:00 (GMT+3)

Tufan Kıymaz will be conducting an interview with Donald Robertson on the Stoic philosopher and Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, with an emphasis on the applications of Stoicism in daily life.

We are collecting questions for this event. If you have any questions for Donald Robertson about Marcus Aurelius or Stoicism, you can let us know via tufan.kiymaz@bilkent.edu.tr. We will choose some of them for the live interview.

Donald Robertson is a writer, cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist and trainer. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH). He specializes in teaching evidence-based psychological skills, and known as an expert on the relationship between modern psychotherapy (CBT) and and classical Greek and Roman philosophy.

Donald Robertson is the author of six books and many articles on philosophy, psychotherapy, and psychological skills training. His books on Stoicism are:
How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius (2019)
Stoicism and the Art of Happiness (2013), part of Hodder’s Teach Yourself series
Build your Resilience (2012), part of Hodder’s Teach Yourself series
The Philosophy of CBT: Stoic Philosophy as Rational and Cognitive Psychotherapy (2010)

His therapy practice specialised for many years in helping clients with social anxiety and self-confidence issues. His work, and that of his colleagues, has often featured in the media of different countries, including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, the BBC, etc.

Written by Tufan Kıymaz

May 13, 2021 at 4:01 pm

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