Virtue Talk Podcast: Michael Gorman on Listening to Others and Finding Meaning

Click the link below to hear our scholar and philosopher Michael Gorman discuss his research in human fulfillment, and how his thinking about scholarship and research has been impacted in surprising ways by our collaborative project. Michael Gorman | Virtue Talk Micahel Gorman is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the School of Philosophy at The … Continue reading Virtue Talk Podcast: Michael Gorman on Listening to Others and Finding Meaning

Capstone Conference Day 1: photos & tweets

Our scholars presented their findings at our “capstone” conference October 13-14, 2017 at the University of Chicago, which we captured in photos and tweets. Visit our Flickr page for the full album and our Twitter page for more observations. Below are highlights from Friday, October 13. We’ll post highlights from Saturday, October 14, tomorrow. Friday, … Continue reading Capstone Conference Day 1: photos & tweets

Capstone Conference Schedule

If you can’t make it in person, or weren’t able to register in time, follow along as we live-tweet #VHML17 our Capstone Conference from the University of Chicago https://twitter.com/UChiVirtue  Capstone Conference University of Chicago | October 13-14, 2017 Our “capstone” conference will feature talks, panels, and discussions with the philosophers, religious thinkers, and psychologists who have … Continue reading Capstone Conference Schedule

October 13-14, 2017 | Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life Capstone Conference

Join us for our “capstone” conference, which will feature talks, panels, and discussions with the philosophers, religious thinkers, and psychologists who have been working together to investigate whether self-transcendence helps to make ordinary cultivation and exercise of virtue a source of deep happiness and meaning in human life. The conference is free and open to … Continue reading October 13-14, 2017 | Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life Capstone Conference

What is the role of friendship in human flourishing?

For our December 2016 Working Group Meeting, the question I’m asking is, What is the role of friendship in human flourishing? In the Aristotelian-scholastic tradition, moral or ethical goodness is understood to be crucially related to the flourishing or full actualization of human persons: the idea, to a first approximation, is that a fully good … Continue reading What is the role of friendship in human flourishing?