James Arthur, the Director of our partner organization The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, has had bestowed upon him by the Queen in the 2018 New Year Honours List (page N10), the title of Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, for services to education. In accepting the honor, James acknowledged the contribution of … Continue reading Congratulations, James Arthur of the Jubilee Centre!
Our scholar Darcia Narvaez, Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame and Advisory Board Member for the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing, has organized the conference “Practicing Science: Virtues, Values, and the Good Life”. The CFP is below. The event will include a public lecture by Kristján Kristjánsson, also a scholar with our project, … Continue reading CFP: Practicing Science: Virtues, Values, and the Good Life
We’re thrilled to announce two honors for our co-principal investigator Candace Vogler. She has been named the Virtue Theory Chair for the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at the University of Birmingham, and now holds an appointment to the Royal Institute of Philosophy. The Royal Institute of Philosophy is a charity dedicated to the … Continue reading Honors for Candace Vogler!
Michael Gorman, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Catholic University of America is the author of Aquinas on the Metaphysics of the Hypostatic Union, June 2017, Cambridge University Press. Kristján Kristjánsson, Deputy Director in the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues and Professor of Character Education and Virtue Ethics at the University of Birmingham, is the author of Virtuous … Continue reading New and forthcoming books by our scholars
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
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
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