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  • Engagement and practical wisdom in clinical practice: A phenomenological study (2018)

    Abstract: In order to understand the lived experiences of physicians in clinical practice, we interviewed eleven expert, respected clinicians using a phenomenological interpretative methodology. We identified the essence of clinical practice as engagement. Engagement accounts for the daily routine of...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Business Ethics: A Virtue Ethics and Common Good Approach (2018)

    Foreword excerpt by Barry Schwartz: It has been almost 250 years since moral philosopher Adam Smith changed the world. Though there were certainly transactions for profit before The wealth of Nations, Smith offered a comprehensive argument that would come from the free exchange of goods and services...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Practical Wisdom and Democratic Education (2018)

    Book summary: This book explores the development of practical wisdom, or phronesis, within the stories of four mature students studying for degrees in art and design. Through an analysis informed by the ideas of Basil Bernstein and Aristotle, the authors propose that phronesis – or the ability to deliberate...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The Limits of Measurement (2017)

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    (My publication) Posted by: hmeyer@albany.edu
  • Practical wisdom: Making and teaching the governance case for sustainability (2017)

    Abstract : This paper examines the larger role that business education must begin playing in developing a generation of new leaders with the skills required to tackle the complex and increasingly serious challenges of sustainability. It posits a new framework for cultivating more responsible ways of...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The temporality of prudence in Thomas Aquinas: Towards a participatory construal of Heidegger’s sorge (2016)

    Abstract: According to Heidegger’s interpretation, while Aristotle’s treatment of practical wisdom cannot be divorced from his account of theoretical wisdom, there has nevertheless been a tendency in Western thought to separate what he terms the theoretical and practical modes of concern and to afford...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Towards Professional Wisdom: Practical Deliberation in the People Professions (2016)

    About the Book People professions - such as social work, teaching, nursing, ministry and counselling - are at heart ethical or moral enterprises. Much recent theorizing has been concerned to show that effective professional deliberation and judgement cannot be reduced either to technical rationality...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • A Handbook of Practical Wisdom: Leadership, Organization, & Intergral Business Practice (2016)

    Abstract : The current financial and on-going ecological crises have taught us that without practical wisdom, business, organisations and leadership cannot be sustainable. In response to this situation, the Handbook of Practical Wisdom presents a critically informed understanding of wise practices, contributing...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Ecophronesis: The ecological practical wisdom for and from ecological practice (2016)

    Abstract: This essay addresses three questions pertaining to the assertion that ecological wisdom connotes both Platonian sophia (theoretical wisdom) and Aristotelian phronesis (practical wisdom): What is Aristotelian phronesis in the context of ecological wisdom? Why should it be juxtaposed with sophia...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Can participatory communication be taught? Finding your inner phronēsis. (2015)

    Abstract: This paper pulls together current lessons, and past mistakes, in building capacity in the art and science of participatory communication. The science is the easy part. It is straightforward and tangible. It can be taught in a classroom or through a textbook or manual. But sadly, the science...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
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  • Wisdom and Tradition: Aristotle

    As a philosophical concept and cultural ideal, wisdom has enjoyed a long history. It has also acquired a prestige such that one cannot speak of “bad wisdom” or “undesirable wisdom.” Wisdom is good – and where it is lacking, the lack is always regretted. Part of what makes wisdom prestigious is its elusive...
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