Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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.


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Berthold Hoeckner, University of Chicago – Wisdom, Meditation and Ballet Too

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Can You Teach Yourself to Be Wiser? U. of C. Center Wants to Find Out

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