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February 2017

Buddhist Economics: Creating meaningful lives for everyone

February 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison St
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Prof. Clair Brown's book Buddhist Economics will be published by Bloomsbury Press this month. Today's talk draws from this book about how we can create a sustainable, equitable economy for all people. Global warming and global inequality are interrelated problems that we must solve if we want future generations to enjoy life. Buddhist Economics discusses how to move from an economy driven by consumption and "more is better" to an economy that creates a meaningful, comfortable life for everyone. Clair…

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Book reading and signing at Books Inc

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books Inc, 1491 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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March 2017
Free

Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science: Book Talk with Clair Brown

March 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Social Science Matrix, 820 Barrows Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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FREE (RSVP) Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science. Traditional economics measures the ways in which we spend our income, and doesn’t attribute worth to the crucial human interactions that give our lives meaning. Brown, a practicing Buddhist, has developed a holistic model based on the notion that quality of life should be measured by more than national income. Brown advocates an approach to organizing the economy that embraces, rather than skirts, questions of values, sustainability, and inequality.…

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Book reading and signing at Book Passage

March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Kepler’s Literary Foundation event and book signing

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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Book reading and signing at Diesel Bookstore

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Diesel Bookstore, 5433 College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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June 2017

Talk and Book Signing at the Bay Area Book Festival

June 4 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Book Discussion and Signing at Commonwealth Club Philosophy Series

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94012 United States
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Clair Brown, Professor of Economics; Director, Center for Work, Technology and Society at the University of California, Berkeley; Author, Buddhist Economics Monday Night Philosophy travels a different path to economic wisdom. Traditional economics measures the ways we earn and spend our income, but it doesn't always consider what gives our lives meaning. In response, Clair Brown has developed a holistic model that approaches the organizational structure of an economy by using Buddhist values, emphasizing sustainability, interconnectedness, capability and happiness to promote a more compassionate society.…

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Presentation “What Is Human Nature? Its Role in Structuring Buddhist Economics” at Conference on BUDDHISM AND BUSINESS, MARKET AND MERIT

June 16 @ 8:00 am - June 18 @ 5:00 pm
University of British Columbia,

June 16-18, 2017 Presentation "What Is Human Nature? Its Role in Structuring Buddhist Economics" at Conference on BUDDHISM AND BUSINESS, MARKET AND MERIT University of British Columbia

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July 2017

Join Awakin Call, a free conference call that anyone can join.

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

RSVP at http://www.awakin.org/calls/316/clair-brown/ July 15 from 9-10 am PDT.

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