Jules Evans is an author, philosopher and broadcaster.
He explores how philosophy can heal our minds and help us to flourish.
A practical philosopher, Jules undertakes academic research on ideas from different eras and cultures, he then tries them out in his life. From Stoicism to CBT, from Aristotle to Aldous Huxley, Jules searches for the best wisdom to help people suffer less, heal our minds and flourish more.
Jules is the author of Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations, which has been published in 19 countries and a Times Book of the Year.
In the book, Jules explored how people are rediscovering ancient Greek and Roman philosophies and how Greek philosophy (particularly Stoicism) inspired Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
He is a research fellow at the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary, University of London.
Jules was philosopher-in-residence at Saracens, the most successful rugby club of the last decade.
He also runs the London Philosophy Club, the world’s largest philosophy club.
Jules can be heard regularly on BBC Radio 4 and is a host of the Audible history podcast Crush It Like Cleopatra.
‘He reminds us philosophy is not just about analysis. It’s also about the good life.’
Jules Evans – Keynote speaker
With over a decade’s public speaking experience, Jules Evans is a very popular, articulate and inspirational speaker.
He has delivered presentations to organisations including Netflix, Arsenal FC and the Civil Service, as well as at festivals including Hay and Latitude.
One of his most popular presentations is about the ancient philosophy of Stoicism, how it inspired modern therapy, why it’s enjoying a significant revival today and is used by professional sports teams and leading entrepreneurs, and how you can use it to deal with stress and adversity and enhance your well-being.
His TEDx talk on this topic has received half a million views.
- How to cope with stress and find flourishing using the ancient psychological wisdom of Stoic philosophy.
- How philosophy saved my life – and how it can help you and your team improve well-being and integrity.
- Aldous Huxley and the art of developing human potential.