Our scholar Dan P. McAdams is a psychologist whose work focuses on stories people tell about their lives and how their narratives help create their respective personalities. “Redemptive life narratives serve as a psychological resource for highly generative adults, providing them with the kind of personal story (narrative identity) they often need to persevere in … Continue reading Dan P. McAdams on “The Mind of Donald Trump”
Click the link below to hear our scholar Dan P. McAdams discuss his psychology research in generativity and redemptive life narratives. Dan P. McAdams | Virtue Talk Dan P. McAdams is the Henry Wade Rogers Professor of Psychology and Professor of Human Development and Social Policy at Northwestern University. He was … Continue reading Virtue Talk Podcast: Dan P. McAdams on Generativity
We’ve had some requests for the reading list from our 2017 Summer Session, “Virtue, Happiness, and Self-Transcendence”. Here it is, organized by faculty member. Summer Session Reading List Talbot Brewer: Lear, Jonathan – Radical Hope, pp. 1-41 Burnyeat, Myles – Aristotle on Learning to be Good Stephen Brock: Aquinas – Commentary on the … Continue reading Reading List for “Virtue, Happiness, & Self-Transcendence” – 2017 Summer Session
“I feel very fortunate to have listened to and engaged with such gifted people from so many places…” “I’m having a great fascinating time and I’ve heard attendees from all perspectives/traditions express how appreciative they are of getting this opportunity to have a respectful interdisciplinary discussion on these topics.” We feel the same, and grateful … Continue reading Group Photo and Last Day of the Summer Seminar “Virtue, Happiness, and Self-Transcendence”
Our Summer Session participants have been discussing research and application in the areas of philosophy, psychology, and theology – we’re live-tweeting from @UChiVirtue #vhml17. Talbot Brewer, Dan McAdams, Jennifer A. Frey, and Fr. Stephen Brock have been leading discussions.
This post is part of a series of interviews with our incoming class for the “Virtue, Happiness, & Self-Transcendence” 2017 Summer Seminar. In the fall, Molly Ogunyemi will begin work as a Lecturer at the Institute of Humanities of the Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos. Valerie Wallace is Associate Director, Communications, for Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning … Continue reading Interview with Molly Ogunyemi, Summer Session Participant
June 18 – 23 (Sun – Sat) | University of Chicago Applications, including letters, must be complete by January 15, 2017. Click here for application information and submission portal. Fr. Stephen Brock • Jennifer A. Frey • Dan P. McAdams • Candace Vogler Now in our second year, our 2017 summer seminar, “Virtue, Happiness, and … Continue reading Jan 15 deadline: Virtue, Happiness, & Self-transcendence Summer Seminar