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Roman Krznaric: on Empathy

Roman Krznaric is a cultural thinker and writer on the art of living and social change.

He is founder of the world’s first Empathy Museum and of the digital Empathy Library. His writings on empathy have been widely influential amongst political and ecological campaigners, education reformers, social entrepreneurs, and designers.

His books, which include Empathy, The Wonderbox and How to Find Fulfilling Work, have been published in over 20 languages.

He is also a founding faculty member of The School of Life and on the faculty of Year Here. Roman has been named by The Observer as one of Britain’s leading popular philosophers.

We talk to Roman about what empathy means in the age of self individualism.

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