Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Welcome to the Center for Practical Wisdom

    Wisdom was once regarded as a subject worthy of rigorous scholarly inquiry in order to understand its nature and benefits. It is difficult to imagine a subject more central to the highest aspirations of being human. The study of wisdom holds great promise for shedding light on and opening up new insights for human flourishing.

    As part of the Center for Practical Wisdom, the  website features the latest news and publications on wisdom science, and encourages interdisciplinary discussions about how wisdom can play a role in the professions and in public life.


On the neurobiology of wisdom

An interview with Dilip Jeste

Situationism and the Pyrrhic Defense of Character Education

Chapter by Dan Lapsley

Is the U.S. Education System Producing a Society of “Smart Fools”?

An interview with Robert J. Sternberg

Development of Relational Wisdom and Happiness in Late Adulthood

Chapter by Masami Takahashi

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