Symmetry and the Sacred

with Benedict Rattigan


6:30pm – 8:00pm (UK time) via Zoom


About the session: At the heart of many of the worlds’ most ancient philosophies and spiritual traditions lies the idea of symmetry, and this same principle is emerging in fields as diverse and mathematics, neuroscience and particle physics. In ‘Symmetry and the Sacred’, writer and philosopher Benedict Rattigan draws upon myth, psychology and philosophy to explore this most misunderstood of concepts, and considers what it can teach us about the age in which we live. 


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Benedict Rattigan is Director of the Schweitzer Institute for Environmental Ethics, an organisation that is dedicated to creating a more equitable and sustainable future for our planet and all of its inhabitants. He is Joint Editor, with Prof Denis Noble CBE FRS, ofBi-Symmetrics: The Journal of Symmetry & Asymmetry, and Supervising Editor, with Dr James Carleton Paget, of The Schweitzer Institute Journal. In 2022, he co-ordinated and hosted ‘The Language of Symmetry’ at The British Museum, an event which explored parallels between ancient eastern mysticism and C21st science and philosophy. 

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