Virtue Talk Podcast: Reinhard Huetter on Happiness

Click the link below to hear our scholar Reinhard Huetter discuss his theological research and the impact working with psychologists and philosophers in our project is already having in ways he considers the idea of happiness. Reinhard Huetter | Virtue Talk     Reinhardt Huetter is Professor of Christian Theology at Duke University Divinity School … Continue reading Virtue Talk Podcast: Reinhard Huetter on Happiness

What John Henry Newman’s The Idea of a University Has to Teach Us

We’re presenting a short series of abstracts of the work-in-progress our scholars will present and discuss at their June 2017 Working Group Meeting. Reinhard Hütter is Professor of Christian Theology at The Catholic University of America and Duke University. In my last paper I argued that any robust philosophical, let one, theological account of happiness and self-transcendence … Continue reading What John Henry Newman’s The Idea of a University Has to Teach Us

Questions our scholars are asking – part 1 of 2

We’ve distilled our Scholars’ research for this semester into respective questions; tomorrow we’ll post eight more. And in forthcoming posts, we’ll feature in-depth look at each. For now, we thought our readers would enjoy pondering each question. Together, they can read as a kind of meditation on the inter-relatedness of virtue, happiness, and deep meaning … Continue reading Questions our scholars are asking – part 1 of 2

Group photo: Working Group Meeting June 2016

We’re so happy our scholars are here in Chicago! Find out more about our scholars and their work this week in June here, and working group meetings in general, here. Our scholars and team are: From left to right, back row: Santiago Mejia, Michael Gorman, Matthias Haase, Jennifer A. Frey, Father Kevin Flannery, Candace Vogler, … Continue reading Group photo: Working Group Meeting June 2016

Questions our scholars are asking – round two

This coming week (June 6-10, 2016, at the Neubauer Collegium at the University of Chicago) is the second of four meetings for our  scholars (the first was December 2015 at the University of South Carolina). These meetings are immersive experiences for these scholars, who are philosophers, theologians, and psychologists; the meetings are aimed at generating systematic and integrated knowledge, including … Continue reading Questions our scholars are asking – round two