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  • The wisdom of teenagers

    "A report by a 15-year-old work experience student at an investment banking firm, about teenagers and the media, says young people don't listen to the radio, go to the cinema or use Twitter. But are there other teenage habits that might come as a surprise? When Matthew Robson, on work experience...
     Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • Bloggingheads: What Is Wisdom?

    Rex Jung, left, of the Mind Research Network and Robert Sternberg of Tufts University discuss a scientific understanding of wisdom. Discussants ask: "How different is wisdom from intelligence? Are smart people more susceptible to foolishness?" From NYT. Watch the video.
     Posted by: wattawa
  • The Empathy Nominee

    "In making Sonia Sotomayor his first nominee for the Supreme Court yesterday, President Obama appears to have found the ideal match for his view that personal experience and cultural identity are the better part of judicial wisdom..." Read the full article at The Wall Street Journal Photo by...
     Posted by: wattawa
  • Wisdom Workshop at Fordham University

    The Fordham University Philosophy Department presents a Wisdom Workshop Friday, April 17th 2009 Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus New York City Despite the fact that philosophia is literally the love of wisdom, contemporary philosophers have given limited attention to the concept of wisdom. This...
     Posted by: wattawa
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PUBLICATIONS
  • Misconceptions Concerning Wisdom (2013)

    If our concern is to help wisdom to flourish in the world, then the central task before us is to transform academia so that it takes up its proper task of seeking and promoting wisdom instead of just acquiring knowledge. Improving knowledge about wisdom is no substitute; nor is the endeavour of searching...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • What Philosophy Ought to Be (2013)

    The proper task of philosophy is to keep alive awareness of what our most fundamental, important, urgent problems are, what our best attempts are at solving them and, if possible, what needs to be done to improve these attempts. Unfortunately, academic philosophy fails disastrously even to conceive of...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Wisdom and Ego-Identity for Korean and American Late Adolescents (2013)

    Abstract: Overcoming identity crises during adolescence may help adolescents understand the world around them. Although adolescents may have developmental potential for wisdom, little is known about the direct relationship between wisdom and ego-identity or any cross-cultural effects. Wisdom dimensions...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • A Cross-comparative International Study on the Concept of Wisdom (2013)

    The article aims to depict the most common ideas regarding wisdom from young people across different countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Republic of Korea and the United States. A questionnaire was administered to nearly 800 adolescents from these countries and comparisons by country and gender were...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Rediscovering Internal Strengths of the Aged: The Beneficial Impact of Wisdom, Mastery, Purpose in Life, and Spirituality on Aging Well (2013)

    Abstract: What explains aging and dying well? Previous research primarily examined the effects of objective life conditions (e.g., physical health, finances, socioeconomic status, age, social relationships) on older adults’ subjective well-being, whereas their internal strengths have often been ignored...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • From knowledge to wisdom: Assessment and prospects after three decades (2013)

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    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • "Contemplation as a Corrective to Technological Education." (2013)

    This paper argues that “noetic studies,” contemplation, or theoria ought to take greater precedence in education than is currently the case. Our modern focus on and fascination with information technologies serves in many ways to thwart and to discourage the cultivation of noetic studies and the pursuit...
    (My publication) Posted by: sdsteel
  • The Language of Human Character (2013)

    Book Description: Hardcover release date 22 April 2013. It is virtuous to be wise and wise to be virtuous. The Language of Human Character is a reference book, textbook and workbook in one. It contains "The Human Character Dictionary," a definitive record of the language of human character...
    (My publication) Posted by: HPLCCEO
  • Aging, irony, and wisdom: On the narrative psychology of later life (2013)

    Abstract: This paper introduces the idea that aging inclines us naturally toward an ironic stance on life. The conscious cultivation of that stance through some form of narrative reflection is linked to the development of wisdom, where wisdom is understood in terms of deepened knowledge of the “stories...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Constructive Recollection THESIS (2013)

    We all live in the same world and we all have our trust, expectations, presumptions, predictions, beliefs and intentions. They might even be wrapped up in a theory or a model that we can try and value, intuit and realize or know and sense, in our own mind or interactively. Constructive recollection is...
    (My publication) Posted by: Ron C. de Weijze
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