Virtue Talk Podcast: Philosopher Nancy Snow on virtue, ethics, and human flourishing

Click the link below to hear our scholar and philosopher Nancy Snow discuss her current and far-ranging research, initiatives, and the impact of  working with psychologists and theologians in our project is having in ways she considers the idea of virtue, ethics, and moral education, and human flourishing. Nancy Snow | Virtue Talk     … Continue reading Virtue Talk Podcast: Philosopher Nancy Snow on virtue, ethics, and human flourishing

“Teaching Virtue”

Our scholar Nancy Snow has co-authored a paper with Dr. Scott Beck on “Teaching Virtue”, and a free draft is available online. ABSTRACT: Can virtue be taught? The question is a controversial one, harking back to Confucianism and the Platonic dialogues. We assume that virtue can be taught in the sense that teachers can influence … Continue reading “Teaching Virtue”

Abstracts from “Virtues in the Public Sphere”

Several of our scholars gave talks at the sixth annual conference of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, “Virtues in the Public Sphere,” held at Oriel College, Oxford UK January 4-6, 2018. We’re delighted to share their abstracts with you.   Talbot Brewer, Keynote Speaker: Liberal Education and the Common Good Defenders of liberal … Continue reading Abstracts from “Virtues in the Public Sphere”

Virtues in the Public Sphere, Oriel College, Oxford

Our Primary Investigator Candace Vogler recently returned as a delegate to the sixth annual conference of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, “Virtues in the Public Sphere,” held at Oriel College, Oxford UK January 4-6, 2018. Several of our scholars spoke at the conference, including Talbot Brewer, David Carr, John Haldane, and Nancy Snow. … Continue reading Virtues in the Public Sphere, Oriel College, Oxford

New and forthcoming books by our scholars

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

DEC 7 at the University of Oklahoma: The Moral Life of Children: Toward a Richer Understanding

If you’re in the area, we recommend this event hosted by our partner, The Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing and The University of Oklahoma, which is directed by our scholar Nancy Snow. The Moral Life of Children: Toward a Richer Understanding James D. Hunter, Ph.D. LaBrosse-Levinson Distinguished Professor of Religion, Culture and Social Theory … Continue reading DEC 7 at the University of Oklahoma: The Moral Life of Children: Toward a Richer Understanding

Capstone Conference Day 2: 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 Saturday, October 14. Saturday, October 14 – Ida Noyes Hall, Cloister Club 9:00-10:00 am Owen Flanagan, James … Continue reading Capstone Conference Day 2: photos & tweets