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Author of Empathy: Why It Matters, and How to Get It
Roman Krznaric PhD is a cultural thinker and writer on the art of living. He is a founding faculty member of The School of Life in London, which offers instruction and inspiration on the important questions of everyday life, and advises organizations including Oxfam and the United Nations on using empathy and conversation to create social change. His new book is Empathy: Why It Matters, and How to Get It (Perigee Books/Penguin, Nov 2014). His previous books include How Should We Live? Great Ideas from the Past for Everyday Life (‘Krznaric writes with passion and lucidity’ – Wall Street Journal) and How to Find Fulfilling Work (‘One of the best psychology and philosophy books of 2013’ – Brain Pickings). To learn more, visit www.romankrznaric.com.