Monday, February 20, 2017

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.

How to be wiser: What is wisdom? And can you learn it?

Article on work at the Wisdom & Culture lab at the University of Waterloo

What do you think you are measuring? A mixed-methods procedure for assessing the content validity of test items and theory-based scaling

New publication by Judith Gl├╝ck

Wise reasoning: Context matters (Video)

Watch Igor Grossmann's presentation!

What Is Wisdom? Cross-Cultural and Cross-Disciplinary Syntheses

Integrative definitions of wisdom and links to virtues

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