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  • 'ON WISDOM' PODCAST: The foolish sage (with Eranda Jayawickreme)

    by Igor Grossmann and Charles Cassidy Click here to listen to Episode 5 Do 'wise people' even exist? Do we have 'wise characters' or is our behaviour more influenced by 'wise situations'? And if so, what kinds of situations best support wise behaviour? Eranda Jayawickreme joins...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
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  • The virtue gap in humor: Exploring benevolent and corrective humor (2016)

    Abstract: The recent emergence of positive psychology gave rise to the idea to conceptualize humor from a “good character” perspective. Present constructs, however, show a “virtue gap,” and the two concepts of benevolent and corrective humor were developed to fill this gap. The former describes a humorous...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Poetic Ethics in Proverbs: Wisdom Literature and the Shaping of the Moral Self (2015)

    Excerpt: From its opening words, the book of Proverbs presents itself as a manual of instruction for the sudent to acquire the neccessary discipline and virtues to follow the wise course (I:2-7). Proverns speaks in the language of character. It offers various models to the students, some to be emulated...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Arts of the Wise Leader (2007)

    Self-published book based on the retreat of the same name I have l;ed for over 15 years. The central hypothesis of the book is that the theory and practice of leadership is better positioned within the larger topic of wisdom than the dominant managerial and psychological paradigms. A sample chapter of...
    (My publication) Posted by: Mark
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