Hubris in classical myth and morality Free

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Professor Douglas Cairns discusses the classical definition of Hubris. Professor Cairns describes how it was defined by the great classical thinkers, in relation to temperament and law, and how they relate to modern morals.

This lecture was filmed at the "Power, Gender and hubris: success and arrogance as risks to leadership in health care and beyond" event at the Royal Society of Medicine in London.

Date ofLecture: 9th of May 2017

Length: 00:30:02

00:00:01 - Introduction
00:07:28 - Plato
00:20:27 - Aristotle, Hybris and Law
00:25:28 - The Hyrbris of Xerxes and the Persians
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Professor Sir Graeme Catto, Chairman, Better Regulation Group, Universities UK. 

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26:20

FOR: Lord Joffe, Seconder - Raymond Tallis

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22:51

AGAINST: Lord Carlile, Seconder - Baroness O'Loan

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22:20

Professor David Jones, Director of the Centre for Bioethics and Emerging Technologies, St Mary's University College.

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31:27

Professor Bregje D. Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Associate Professor, VU Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam.

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16:24

Dr Peter Carter, Chief Executive and General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing.

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Lord Mackay of Clashfern, principal author of the House of Lords Report on Assisted Suicide. 

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Professor Paul Badham, Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Wales. 

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The Right Reverend Michael Langrish, Bishop of Exeter. 

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