In Character Issue on Wisdom

The Fall 2009 issue of In Character, a publication dedicated to exploring single virtues from different persepctives, explores the concept of wisdom.






Table of Contents

Charlotte Hays
More Than Knowledge

William Desmond
Wisdom of the Ages

Charlotte Allen
Athena's Surprising Portfolio

Michael Walzer talks to IC

Jerome Groopman
The Best Medicine

Jonathan V. Last
The More, the Wiser?

William Voegeli and Jack N. Rakove
Are politicians today as wise as those
who produced the U.S. Constitution?

Diana West
Out of the Mouths of Babes

David F. Ford
New Life for Old Words

Michael Dirda
These Foolish Things

Ten Great Moments in the Annals of Wisdom

Henry Alford, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Roger Scruton, Amitai Etzioni, Kenneth Minogue, E. J. Dionne, Betsy Lunz, and Joan Roughgarden
Is there really such a thing as wisdom? If so, can it be taught?

Jeffery Paine
Quantum Buddha

Ronald Numbers
Mind & Matter

Mark Lasswell
That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles

Charlotte Hays
A Gift from Miss Carrie Lee


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