Between Rules and Practice : Why We Need Practical Wisdom in Life, Work, and Politics (video)

Click here to watch Maxwell A. Cameron at the University of British Columbia's Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle believed that every activity or practice aims at some good. Knowing how to bring about the aim intrinsic to an activity calls for practical wisdom—the skill and know-how to do the right thing, at the right time, in the right way, and for the right reason. In this talk, Prof. Max Cameron uses Aristotle's insight to show how organizations can be created that foster practical wisdom in work, politics, community and everyday life, and how the failure to encourage practical wisdom can have tragic consequences.

Watch the video: Cameron, M. A. (2016). Between Rules and Practice : Why We Need Practical Wisdom in Life, Work, and Politics [O]. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0340762



  • rosariocloninger said:

    Excellent read, Positive site, where did u come up with the information on this posting? I have read a few of the articles on your website now, and I really like your style. Thanks a million and please keep up the effective work.


    June 10, 2017 12:21 AM
  • jlmatelski said:

    Thanks rosariocloninger! We have a variety of ways of gathering items from the internet and also a screening process for what we post. We are also open to any submissions you think would be relevant to the field of wisdom research! Thanks for being part of our network!


    June 12, 2017 12:52 PM
Join the Network    
Users are able to post wisdom-related news & publications, maintain a profile, and participate in discussion forums.