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Frankl’s Self-Transcendence Model and Virtue Ethics - Part 1 of 2

Paul T.P. Wong is Professor Emeritus, Trent University, and a scholar with Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life.  Timothy Reilly is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the  1,505 more words

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VIDEO: Jean Porter, "What should we fear? Courage and cowardice in public life"

Moral theologian Jean Porter gave the talk “What should we fear? Courage and cowardice in public life” on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7pm in the Swift Hall 3rd Floor Lecture Hall at the University of Chicago.   17 more words

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Virtue Ethics: The Dilemma of Postmodern Democracy (Portrait of a Graduate Series)

By Christian Lingner, School of the Ozarks Class of 2014

History reveals three main ways in which societies can be structured or governed. Probably the most historically popular system is that which governs through a top-down approach, employing regulations and obligations to force the common people to comply with the government’s wishes. 3,305 more words

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Cooperation in evil and Thomas Aquinas's understanding of justice

We’re presenting a short series of abstracts of the work-in-progress our scholars presented and discussed at their June 2017 Working Group Meeting.

Kevin Flannery, S.J. 211 more words

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Your ataraxia is disquieting!

So my friend and I took to talking philosophy, as we regularly do, till the wee hours of the morning. Last night we were especially transfixed on Stoicism, and dare I say, meditation, which is right up his alley since this is what he does for a living. 454 more words

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Ethical theory and my thoughts on the Heinz Dilemma

Three dominant ethical theories in western culture:

Utilitarianism: According to Kurt Mosser (2013), “Utilitarianism argues that, given a set of choices, the act we should choose is that which produces the best results for the greatest number affected by that choice” (“Classical Theories,” para. 998 more words