Tags » Virtue Ethics

Virtue Talk Podcast: Philosopher Talbot Brewer

Click the link below to hear our scholar and philosopher Talbot Brewer discuss his research in looking at agency within ethical theory, and how his research is impacted by working within our project. 54 more words

Virtue, Happiness, & The Meaning Of Life

Post-Factual Democracies, Trumpiness, and the Truth

“We live in a post-factual democracy.” Those words, and their variations, have haunted me this past month as I have reflected on their meaning. In their original context, they refer to the U.K.’s “Brexit” decision (e.g. 798 more words

In The News

What Book Makes the Best Friend?

Every bibliophile knows that we can scan our shelves and get this mingling sense of memory and feelings as though we’re looking at old pictures. Pick a random book and maybe you’ll remember dogearing pages earnestly without quite knowing what was so important at the time, but still feel changed by it. 481 more words

Literature

Difference, Disability, and Epistemology

One of the most influential texts I ever encountered was a broadside by Jane Addams titled Women and Public Housekeeping, to which I am indebted to… 1,189 more words

Robert C. Roberts to Join Virtue Scholars

Philosopher Robert C. Roberts will join the group of scholars affiliated with the project Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life (VHML). Roberts’ research focuses on ethics (especially virtue ethics), Kierkegaard, emotion theory, moral psychology, and epistemology. 260 more words

Virtue, Happiness, & The Meaning Of Life

STOP ME IF YOU’VE HEARD THIS ONE BEFORE

EVERY FOUR YEARS Americans go through what can only be described as a moderate case of national silliness. For those who prefer to use technical words to describe these things, the collective silliness is called… 1,443 more words

Aristotle

Reasoning Social Creatures - a psychological approach

During the week of 16th May 2016, the Jubilee Centre was delighted to welcome Blaine Fowers as a Distinguished Visiting Professor for 2016.  Blaine, who is Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Miami, focuses his work on the contributions of Aristotle’s ethics to a richer understanding of research and clinical practices in psychology and of ordinary life. 108 more words

Character