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

Interview with Candace Vogler: “You don’t have a beautiful soul if it’s useless to everyone around you.”

Our Co-Principal Investigator Candace Vogler spoke with journalist Richard McComb  when she was a keynote speaker at the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues’ annual conference at Oriel College, Oxford. For the full article, click here. Excerpt: At a time of socio-political upheaval and uncertainty, both in Europe and the United States, it is perhaps … Continue reading Interview with Candace Vogler: “You don’t have a beautiful soul if it’s useless to everyone around you.”

Candace Vogler named Distinguished Fulbright Visiting Professor to the University of Notre Dame Australia

We are pleased to share the announcement that The Institute for Ethics and Society at the University of Notre Dame Australia has been awarded a Fulbright Specialist Grant for the visit of Professor Candace Vogler in 2017. Professor Vogler will be in residence at the Institute for approximately three weeks in semester 2, during which time she will … Continue reading Candace Vogler named Distinguished Fulbright Visiting Professor to the University of Notre Dame Australia

Candace Vogler to Give Annual Aquinas Lecture & Colloquium Talk at Blackfriars

Our Principal Investigator Candace Vogler is presenting at Blackfriars, St Giles, Oxford in early March. Annual Aquinas Lecture Thursday 2nd March 2017 “The Intellectual Animal” will be the 2017 Aquinas Lecture, delivered on Thursday 2 March at 5pm in the Aula at Blackfriars, by Prof Candace Vogler, David B and Clara E Stern Professor of … Continue reading Candace Vogler to Give Annual Aquinas Lecture & Colloquium Talk at Blackfriars

Candace Vogler on Aquinas and Practical Wisdom | Our Scholars at Oxford for Jubilee Centre Conference on Character, Wisdom, and Virtue, January 5-7, 2017

In early January, four of our scholars—Howard Nusbaum, David Carr, John Haldane, and Robert C. Roberts—and our 2 Principal Investigators—Jennifer Frey and Candace Vogler—all participated in a conference on Character, Wisdom, and Virtue held January 5, 6, and 7, 2017 at Oriel College, Oxford, UK, sponsored by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at … Continue reading Candace Vogler on Aquinas and Practical Wisdom | Our Scholars at Oxford for Jubilee Centre Conference on Character, Wisdom, and Virtue, January 5-7, 2017

Happiness without religion? Vogler and Frey weigh in before debate

Our principal investigators and one of our scholars will debate the idea of happiness without religion this coming Saturday. If you’re in New York, we hope you can join us!   Candace Vogler explains, “Our topic is whether a (presumably mature) human being (presumably with her wits about her) needs religion in order to be … Continue reading Happiness without religion? Vogler and Frey weigh in before debate

Video: Being Wise & Being Good: A Conversation with Howard Nusbuam and Candace Vogler

On June 6, 2016, Psychologist Howard Nusbaum and Philosopher Candace Vogler participated in a public conversation, held at the University of Chicago’s Swift Hall. Nusbaum and Vogler discussed various forms of self-transcendence that provide contexts in which the exercise of virtue in daily life can operate as a source of a sense of purpose or meaning … Continue reading Video: Being Wise & Being Good: A Conversation with Howard Nusbuam and Candace Vogler