Leading Minds Workshop @ University of Leeds

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I was at a Leading Minds workshop over the weekend, at the University of Leeds. It was organised by Jamie Dow. It is a research project, at the Interdisciplinary Ethics Applied Centre, on methods of persuasion. It brings together ancient philosophical discussions of the skills of “dialectic” (in interactive dialogue) and “rhetoric” (in speechmaking) and contemporary ethical concerns about legitimate methods of …

The Values of Genghis Khan

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A short video exploring the leadership style of Genghis Khan through his values. A controversial leader who built the world’s largest land empire. History records Genghis as both a fearsome and unforgiving warrior, and yet also the father of a nation. He did many things that today are viewed as barbaric, but he also personified a strong set of values …