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Philosophy Retreat for Business Executives

  Retreat        01 – 03 November 2019       Boschendal Estate

Rediscover business thinking

Philosophical reflection has an invaluable role in professional decision-making. In a joint venture between USB and the Philosophy Department of Stellenbosch University, we invite you to our Philosophy Retreat for Business Executives at the historic Boschendal Wine Estate.

In keeping with the growing international trend of improving business decisions through philosophical reflection, the Retreat offers an intellectual adventure for those who want to grapple with big ideas and unsettling questions. Engage with diverse presentations ranging from brief talks to interactive sessions presented by academic thought leaders from both institutions – all of this in truly exquisite surroundings.

Programme topics include:

  • Thinking about thinking
  • Thinking about business and the economy
  • Thinking about artificial intelligence
  • Thinking about choices
  • Thinking about the good life
  • Thinking about justice
  • Thinking about climate change

Date: 1 -3 November 2019

Venue: Boschendal Estate, Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek

Registration deadline: 9 October 2019


Booking and fees

The all-inclusive fee of R30 000 covers luxury private accommodation on the Estate and meals for two people. The fee also includes accommodation for up to two children aged between four and 14. We encourage you to register well in advance as limited spots are available.

Contact us today for further information and bookings

Prof Vasti Roodt | Stellenbosch University | 021 808 2418

Prof Daniel Malan | University of Stellenbosch Business School | 021 918 4342

Tags  Workshop, Event, Business Executives, Philosophy



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