Darcia Narváez Wins Expanded Reason Award

The Expanded Awards Jury, gathered at the University Francisco de Vitoria on July 13 and 14th, selected our scholar Darcia Narváez, for work titled, Neurobiology and the development of human morality: Evolution, Culture and Wisdom for the Research category to be awarded 25.000 euros. The awards were organized by the University Francisco de Vitoria in collaboration with … Continue reading Darcia Narváez Wins Expanded Reason Award

Darcia Narvaez Joins Virtue Scholars

Darcia Narvaez, Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame, will join the next two working group meetings as a scholar with the project Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life. Narvaez’ research focuses on evolutionary theory, neurobiology, positive psychology, and indigenous perspectives in considerations of wellbeing, morality and wisdom across the lifespan. “Darcia … Continue reading Darcia Narvaez Joins Virtue Scholars

“Each person is a dynamic system” – interview with psychologist Darcia Narvaez

Darcia Narvaez is professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame and the Executive Editor of the Journal of Moral Education. She specializes in ethical development and moral education. She also blogs for Psychology Today at “Moral Landscapes” and this summer, will be one of the faculty for the Virtue, Happiness, and Meaning of Life’s … Continue reading “Each person is a dynamic system” – interview with psychologist Darcia Narvaez

CFP: Practicing Science: Virtues, Values, and the Good Life

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

Virtue and the Bonds of Love

  “A thing must be loved before it is loveable,” G. K. Chesterton once said.[1] Many of us want to know how we can become better people. We want to know how we can help our children and our students to become better people. Indeed, philosophers since Plato and Aristotle have been interested in how … Continue reading Virtue and the Bonds of Love

Frankl’s Self-Transcendence Model and Virtue Ethics – Part 2

Paul T.P. Wong is Professor Emeritus, Trent University, and a scholar with Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life.  Timothy Reilly is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Developing Virtues in the Practice of Science Project at the University of Notre Dame, and was a participant in our 2017 Summer Seminar, Virtue, Happiness, and Self-Transcendence. This post is part 2 … Continue reading Frankl’s Self-Transcendence Model and Virtue Ethics – Part 2

Frankl’s Self-Transcendence Model and Virtue Ethics – Part 1 of 2

Paul T.P. Wong is Professor Emeritus, Trent University, and a scholar with Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life.  Timothy Reilly is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Developing Virtues in the Practice of Science Project at the University of Notre Dame, and was a participant in our 2017 Summer Seminar, Virtue, Happiness, and Self-Transcendence. This post is part 1 … Continue reading Frankl’s Self-Transcendence Model and Virtue Ethics – Part 1 of 2