Candace Vogler to speak on moral relativism at Vanderbilt University October 5

Our principal investigator Candace Vogler will be at Vanderbilt University October 5 to speak on moral relativism, hosted by the Thomistic Institute.Thomistic Institute chapter in Nashville. Here is the abstract for her talk. Moral Realism in a Climate of Moral Doubt The thought that good is to be pursued, and bad is to be avoided … Continue reading Candace Vogler to speak on moral relativism at Vanderbilt University October 5

Candace Vogler to speak on Happiness at Harvard University Sept 21-22

Our principal investigator Candace Vogler will be at Harvard University September 21-22 to give a Graduate seminar and  Medical School seminar delving into topics such as Happiness, Virtue, Evil, and Doing Good. She will be hosted by the Thomistic Institute Graduate Chapter at Harvard University. How to be Happy: Virtue and the Path to Human … Continue reading Candace Vogler to speak on Happiness at Harvard University Sept 21-22

Candace Vogler to speak on the place of virtue in a meaningful life, at Valparaiso University September 15

Candace Vogler will give a talk September 15 at Valparaiso University as part of their programming on the theme of the pan-humanities seminar taken by every freshman, and the theme this fall is “human meaning and purpose.” She will be hosted by the Department of Philosophy at Valparaiso University. The Place of Virtue in a … Continue reading Candace Vogler to speak on the place of virtue in a meaningful life, at Valparaiso University September 15

Candace Vogler to speak on Happiness at Tulane University September 18

Our principal investigator Candace Vogler will be at Tulane University on Monday, September 18 to give a talk on finding happiness. She will be hosted by the Thomistic Institute Graduate Chapter at Tulane University.   Hollow Pursuits, Fulfilling Pursuits, and Ultimate Satisfaction According to an ancient truism that I have no interest in challenging, people … Continue reading Candace Vogler to speak on Happiness at Tulane University September 18

Photos and tweets from “Speaking of Character” with David Brooks, Anne Snyder, and Candace Vogler

Twenty-seven undergraduates attended the day-long workshop “Speaking of Character” with David Brooks, Anne Snyder, and Candace Vogler on May 27, 2017, which was sponsored by the Hyde Park Institute and co-sponsored by Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life. The session was closed to the public but we captured a bit on Twitter and some … Continue reading Photos and tweets from “Speaking of Character” with David Brooks, Anne Snyder, and Candace Vogler

Frey and Vogler Keynote Stockholm Conference

Our scholar Erik Angner has coordinated the workshop “Workshop: Happiness, Virtue, and the Meaning of Life” at Stockholm University. In recent years, psychologists, neuroscientists, economists, and other scientists have turned their attention to traditional philosophical themes of happiness, virtue, and the meaning of life. Perhaps not coincidentally, philosophers’ interest in these themes appears to have … Continue reading Frey and Vogler Keynote Stockholm Conference

CFA from UChicago Undergraduates: “Speaking of Character” with David Brooks, Anne Snyder, and Candace Vogler

Speaking of Character May 27th, 11-3:30 (coffee and pastries at 10) Open to University of Chicago undergraduates, by application. Many different cultures treat developing good character as one of the central challenges in human life. Your character draws together strengths that help you to pursue and promote good reasonably, avoid bad responsibly, and participate in … Continue reading CFA from UChicago Undergraduates: “Speaking of Character” with David Brooks, Anne Snyder, and Candace Vogler