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  • The Pursuit of Wisdom and Happiness in Education: Historical Sources and Contemplative Practices (2014)

    Explores the nature and role of wisdom in education. Modern scholarship has struggled to come to terms with the meaning of wisdom and its significance in the field of education. This book examines the importance of pursuing wisdom in schools by turning to ancient and medieval sources for clarification...
    (My publication) Posted by: sdsteel
  • Being a Good Ruler in a Deviant Community: Aristotle's Account of the Polity (2011)

    By Elena Irrera Abstract: In 'Politics' III, 4.1277a15-16 Aristotle presents 'phronesis' as the characteristic excellence of the good ruler. Difficulties arise when we consider that, on his view, a good ruler should 'always' be loyal to his constitution ('Politics' V,...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: Anna Gomberg
  • Politics and Persons (2006)

    The author discusses the role of politics in human activities. She explores several views on politics. She looks at the political interpretations of notable political thinkers, such as Plato and Aristotle. She traces the historical origins of the denial of human nature. She stresses that people are beings...
    (My publication) Posted by: jelshtain
  • Knowledge and imagination in fiction and autobiography (2006)

    Autobiographies are particularly interesting in the context of moral philosophy because they offer us rare and extended examples of how other people think, feel and reflect, which is of crucial importance in the development of phronesis (practical wisdom ). In this article, Martha Nussbaum's use...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
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  • The Rosewood Report: Questions about Wisdom, Part 1

    By Valerie Tiberius At end the of July, 2010, a small group of philosophers and psychologists met at the Rosewood Inn in Hastings, Minnesota to talk about wisdom. The workshop included five sessions. The first four sessions were organized around presentations by a philosopher and a psychologist on the...
     Posted by: Anna Gomberg
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