In this section, which features articles, essays, lectures, poems, and interviews, you can experience the cumulative wisdom of the people who have been associated with the Center, and co-investigate the themes that have been explored through our events, dialogues, and projects.
This 2005 interview features insights from Dr. Bernard Lown, a pioneer in cardiac health and co-founder of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985
This interview with Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Rotblat on the prospects for nuclear disarmament was conducted when he visited the Boston area in 1997 to deliver a keynote address at the New England Organizing Conference for Nuclear Weapons Abolition.
In 2022, the Center's Mitch Bogen analyzed the newest collection of Daisaku Ikeda's education writings, The Light of Learning, to see what he could ascertain about Mr. Ikeda's core concerns as a philosopher of education. The result is this essay.
On October 14, 2017, the Center welcomed fifteen students from eight Boston-area universities to its first-ever student nuclear disarmament seminar, which was conceptualized and facilitated by peace scholars Betty Reardon and Zeena Zakharia.
This piece draws on Jason Goulah's introduction to Hope and Joy in Education to create a concise summation of Daisaku Ikeda’s education philosophy and what it means for the advancement of “human education.”
In this brief essay, Mitch Bogen summarizes the key points from David Hansen's chapter in Ethical Visions of Education (which he also edited) that outline John Dewey's commitment to quality as a central means and goal of human well being.
This report by Helen Marie Casey details the Center-sponsored Women's Consultation on the Earth Charter, held on September 19, 1997. This event illustrates one way the Center has endeavored to promote women's leadership as we shape a flourishing twenty-first century.