“What Good Are the Humanities?” by Talbot Brewer, available in Raritan

The Spring 2018 issue of Raritan features our scholar Talbot Brewer’s piece “What Good Are the Humanities?” https://raritanquarterly.rutgers.edu/current-issue  You can watch a version of this talk on our website: http://virtue.uchicago.edu/brewer Talbot Brewer is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Virginia. He specializes in ethics and political philosophy, with particular … Continue reading “What Good Are the Humanities?” by Talbot Brewer, available in Raritan

VIDEO: Talbot Brewer, “What Good Are The Humanities?”

On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at the University of South Carolina Law School, our scholar and philosopher Talbot Brewer, gave the talk, “What Good are the Humanities?” The president of University of South Carolina, Harris Pastides, delivered the introductory address, and a Q&A followed the talk. To view the talk, click the image below or go to http://virtue.uchicago.edu/brewer. Talbot … Continue reading VIDEO: Talbot Brewer, “What Good Are The Humanities?”

“Finding camaraderie and illumination from others in the more treacherous passages of human life” – Interview with Talbot Brewer

Margaret “Peggy” Ryan Binette is Associate Director of Public Relations for the Office of Communications & Public Affairs at the University of South Carolina; she conducted this interview with Talbot Brewer in advance of his lecture “What Good Are The Humanities?” on December 14, 5:30pm at the University of South Carolina. Peggy Binette: How can … Continue reading “Finding camaraderie and illumination from others in the more treacherous passages of human life” – Interview with Talbot Brewer

December 14, 2016 | Talbot Brewer, “What Good are the Humanities?” | Streaming Live @ University of South Carolina

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 5:30pm  | University of South Carolina Law School, 701 Main Street, Columbia Please join us, or watch livestreamed https://virtue.uchicago.edu/brewer at 5:30 EST/4:30CST. Talbot Brewer, a professor from the University of Virginia, and a scholar with Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life, will speak at 5:30 p.m. at the University of … Continue reading December 14, 2016 | Talbot Brewer, “What Good are the Humanities?” | Streaming Live @ University of South Carolina

Save the date! WED December 14, 2016 | Talbot Brewer, “What Good are the Humanities?” at UofSC

Talbot Brewer, Philosopher and Scholar with Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life, will deliver a public lecture “What Good are the Humanities?”, followed by a Q & A on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 5:30pm at University of South Carolina Law School, 701 Main Street, Columbia. Please join us, or watch live streamed at virtue.uchicago.edu at … Continue reading Save the date! WED December 14, 2016 | Talbot Brewer, “What Good are the Humanities?” at UofSC

Virtue Talk Podcast: Philosopher Talbot Brewer

Click the link below to hear our scholar and philosopher Talbot Brewer discuss his research in looking at agency within ethical theory, and how his research is impacted by working within our project. Talbot Brewer | Virtue Talk Talbot Brewer is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at the University of Virginia. Read more here.   … Continue reading Virtue Talk Podcast: Philosopher Talbot Brewer

What Does Narrative Identity Do?

Note: This post is an excerpt of “Narrative Identity: What Is It? What Does It Do? How Do You Measure It?” published March 1, 2018 in Imagination, Cognition, and Personality. Read the full article here.   Psychology’s turn toward narrative in the 1980s was a logical extension of its gradual emancipation from the behaviorist grip. It … Continue reading What Does Narrative Identity Do?