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NEWS
  • Robert J. Sternberg weighs in on 'What Universities Can Be'

    By H. Roger Segelken, Cornell Chronicle Robert J. Sternberg, professor of human development – with a research program in intelligence, creativity, wisdom, thinking styles, leadership and ethics in Cornell’s College of Human Ecology – talked about his book, “What Universities Can Be: A New Model for Preparing...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Who would listen to Bertrand Russell's appeal for moral growth today?

    Clare Carlisle, The Guardian In 1959, Russell said knowledge and technology were advancing our lives, but that our survival depended on ethical improvement Wisdom is the ideal that animates Russell's thought more than any other: perhaps this is only to be expected – Russell was, after all, a philosopher...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Wisdom in 4G: Here Today, Everywhere Tomorrow

    By Mark Bertin, M.D., The Huffington Post Posted: 11/19/2012 11:19 am " My mother had always told her kids: If you're about to do something, and you want to know if it's a bad idea, imagine seeing it printed in the paper for all the world to see ." - From the novel Gone Girl by Gillian...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Do as I Do, Not as I Say

    By T. M. Luhrmann, The New York Times An excerpt: It's election season, and once again Democrats are flummoxed by evangelical voters. They think that “those people” vote against their own self-interest. They cannot believe that same-sex marriage matters so much to so many people. They don’t get why...
     Posted by: Anna Gomberg
  • An oath to be ethical

    Alejo José G. Sison, a Business Ethics scholar at the University of Navarre, writes for MercatorNet that "Twenty percent of students graduating from the Harvard Business School this week have taken an oath to be ethical . What a difference is that going to make?" Read the article. Photo from...
     Posted by: wattawa
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PUBLICATIONS
  • Karl Popper, Science and Enlightenment (2017)

    Karl Popper is famous for having proposed that science advances by a process of conjecture and refutation. He is also famous for defending the open society against what he saw as its arch enemies – Plato and Marx. Popper’s contributions to thought are of profound importance, but they are not the last...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Enriching Ethical Leadership in Higher Education as Advanced Learning (2017)

    Abstract: The current paper will discuss the pedagogical affordances of an “Ethical Leadership” subject as a part of an Advanced Learning and Leadership program at the University of Melbourne tailored for doctoral candidates and early career academics. Informed by Aristotelian framework in cultivating...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The Moral Arc of Mindfulness: Cultivating Concentration, Wisdom, and Compassion (2017)

    Chapter summary: Mindfulness and ethics are inseparable. Much of the debate about the meaning and intention of ethics in this context circles around the implications of taking a spiritual practice and secularizing it for various uses in the mental health and wellness fields. This chapter serves as a...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • “In Defense of Aristotle on Character: Toward a Synthesis of Recent Psychology, Neuroscience, and Michael Polanyi,” (2017)

    In the United States, various forms of character education have become popular in both elementary and professional education. They are often criticised, however, for their reliance on Aristotle, who is said to be problematic at several points. In response to these criticisms, I argue that Aristotle’s...
    (My publication) Posted by: lewis_pa
  • Developing a Happier Life – 10 Steps to Help (2016)

    10 Steps to a Happier Life. Developing and leading a happier life is not only focusing on what and how you are adding to your life but also what you need to reduce or eliminate. Below are 10 important guidelines for a happier life. 1. Control of actions and speech to avoid actions that create unnecessary...
    (My publication) Posted by: rodger ricketts
  • “Reading H. Richard Niebuhr through Aristotelian Lenses: Pointers toward a Christian Practical Reason,” (2016)

    John Howard Yoder, in his critique of Christ and Culture, argues that Niebuhr’s refusal to say that there is one right way for “Christ” to relate to “Culture” represents a failure of Christian conviction and a capitulation to relativism. I argue that Niebuhr’s conclusion to Christ and Culture is better...
    (My publication) Posted by: lewis_pa
  • The Buddha's Radical Psychology: Explorations (2016)

    The Buddha's Radical Psychology: Explorations My newest book now available is titled, The Buddha's Radical Psychology: Explorations.The Buddha's teachings are, at heart, a way of life based on a revolutionary psychology which emphasizes the cultivation of wisdom and compassion. Through an...
    (My publication) Posted by: rodger ricketts
  • What Is Your Newest Book About? (2016)

    Since I first posted about the publication of my newest Book- The Buddha's Radical Psychology: Explorations , I have had numerous inquirers asking about the content of the book. I thought the quickest look at the book contents would be to list the Table of Contents. You can find it on Amazon, Good...
    (My publication) Posted by: rodger ricketts
  • Teaching Virtues to Business Professionals (2015)

    Abstract: The focus of many professional and executive level programs is the promotion of a secular world ethic applied to managerial decision making, but this approach has proven insufficient to develop wise managers because it is disconnected from deep-rooted spiritual and philosophical traditions...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Virtue Ethics in Knowledge Management (2015)

    Abstract: Knowledge management can be used in an organization to achieve competitive advantage via knowledge creation, knowledge sharing, knowledge absorption, and higher quality information that enable rapid response to changes in the business environment. Knowledge management can also increase the...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
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DISCUSSIONS
  • 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...
     Posted by: wattawa
  • Practical Wisdom in Medical Training: What are the Prospects?

    In a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (1), Prof. David Hoekema considers how virtue is taught on college campuses. He suggests that the “unacknowledged” ethicists on campuses fall generally into three categories: professors (of all disciplines, by virtue of the examples they set in...
     Posted by: wattawa
  • Re: Can Academic Blogging Advance Wisdom Research?

    Here is a recently published article from Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics by Maxine Clarke entitled "Ethics of Science Communication on the Web." In it, the author argues that peer-reviewed journals remain the best means for scientists to communicate their results to one another...
     Posted by: wattawa
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