Richard Tarnas is known as one of the most influential and perceptive cultural historians of our time. In ‘Passion of the Western Mind’, he presented a vast overview of the history of western thought and culture, with predictions of where both were heading. On its release it was hailed as a masterpiece, allowing “readers to grasp the big picture of Western culture as if for the first time”.

Twenty-five years on from its release, the world has changed dramatically, how has his thought changed?

And in a time of renewed interest in philosophy and big ideas, what does Richard Tarnas make of the rise of Jordan Peterson and the Intellectual Dark Web?

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