This international symposium is devoted to
“Expressions of Traditional Wisdom” of cultures from “overseas”, i.e., Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas including the ancient civilizations of these continents. The notion of “wisdom” in the sense of practical wisdom has entered Western civilization through biblical texts. In the Hellenic experience this kind of wisdom received a more structural character in the form of philosophy. In this sense philosophy also reflects one of the expressions of traditional wisdom.
The following themes have been retained: Expressions of Traditional Wisdom in Religion,Philosophy,Gender Studies, The Afterlife,Family, Life,Justice, Education, Power/Authority Politics,Contemporary Literature,Material Culture,Linguistics,Health.
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