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.
Click the link below to hear our scholar Fr. Thomas Joseph White discuss his research, and the impact working with psychologists and philosophers in our project is already having in ways he considers the idea of virtue.
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.
Reinhardt Huetter is Professor of Christian Theology at Duke University Divinity School where he teaches dogmatic, philosophical, and moral theology ad mentem S. Thomae. He is presently the Paluch Chair in Theology at the University of Saint Mary on the Lake/Mundelein Seminary of the Archdiocese of Chicago (2015-16). He is co-editor of the English edition of Nova et Vetera: The International Theological Journal. He is the author and editor of numerous books, most recently Dust Bound for Heaven: Explorations in the Theology of Thomas Aquinas (2012). Read more here.
Dan P. McAdams is the Henry Wade Rogers Professor of Psychology and Professor of Human Development and Social Policy at Northwestern University. He was awarded the Ph.D. in Psychology and Social Relations from Harvard University in 1979.
McAdams studies personality development across the human life course, with an emphasis on the narratives that people construct to make meaning out of their lives. He is the author most recently of THE REDEMPTIVE SELF: STORIES AMERICANS LIVE BY (Oxford University Press, 2013) and THE ART AND SCIENCE OF PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT (Guilford Press, 2015), and President-elect of the Association for Research in Personality.
Jean Porter is the John A. O’Brien Professor of Theological Ethics at the University of Notre Dame. Her research focuses on the moral theory of Thomas Aquinas, seen in the context of his scholastic interlocutors, on the one hand, and contemporary moral philosophy and theology, on the other. She has written on scholastic theories of natural law, Thomisitc virtue theory, and philosophical and theological views on legal theory. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a past President of the Society of Christian Ethics.
Erik Angner is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Economics, and Public Policy at George Mason University, where he directs the undergraduate Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) Program. As a result of serious mission creep, he holds two PhDs – one in Economics and one in History and Philosophy of Science – both from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of two books, Hayek and Natural Law (Routledge, 2007) and A Course in Behavioral Economics, now in its second edition (Palgrave, 2016), as well as multiple journal articles and book chapters on behavioral and experimental economics, the economics of happiness, and the history, philosophy, and methodology of contemporary economics.
We’re pleased to bring you our first “Virtue Talk” podcast, in which Candace Vogler chats with Susie Allen from UChicagoNews about the origins of our project, what she means by virtue, and what she hopes we’ll discover and do in the next 28 months.