Plato, Buddhism and storytelling, ABC News Radio, 25 November 2018

Associate Professor of Humanities (Philosophy) Amber Carpenter was featured on ABC News Radio’s podcast programme ‘The Philosopher’s Zone, where she shared about the congruence between Platonic philosophy and Buddhism, particularly with regard to their ideas on moral development and “turning the soul” towards reality. The host, David Rutledge, noted that Assoc Prof Carpenter works in ancient Greek philosophy and Classical Indian Buddhist Philosophy, two very different traditions. Assoc Prof Carpenter was in Melbourne, Australia, giving a keynote address at the Australasian Association of Buddhist Studies Conference at Deakin University.

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