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  • Karl Popper, Science and Enlightenment (2017)

    Karl Popper is famous for having proposed that science advances by a process of conjecture and refutation. He is also famous for defending the open society against what he saw as its arch enemies – Plato and Marx. Popper’s contributions to thought are of profound importance, but they are not the last...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • “In Defense of Aristotle on Character: Toward a Synthesis of Recent Psychology, Neuroscience, and Michael Polanyi,” (2017)

    In the United States, various forms of character education have become popular in both elementary and professional education. They are often criticised, however, for their reliance on Aristotle, who is said to be problematic at several points. In response to these criticisms, I argue that Aristotle’s...
    (My publication) Posted by: lewis_pa
  • Developing a Happier Life – 10 Steps to Help (2016)

    10 Steps to a Happier Life. Developing and leading a happier life is not only focusing on what and how you are adding to your life but also what you need to reduce or eliminate. Below are 10 important guidelines for a happier life. 1. Control of actions and speech to avoid actions that create unnecessary...
    (My publication) Posted by: rodger ricketts
  • “Reading H. Richard Niebuhr through Aristotelian Lenses: Pointers toward a Christian Practical Reason,” (2016)

    John Howard Yoder, in his critique of Christ and Culture, argues that Niebuhr’s refusal to say that there is one right way for “Christ” to relate to “Culture” represents a failure of Christian conviction and a capitulation to relativism. I argue that Niebuhr’s conclusion to Christ and Culture is better...
    (My publication) Posted by: lewis_pa
  • Teaching Virtues to Business Professionals (2015)

    Abstract: The focus of many professional and executive level programs is the promotion of a secular world ethic applied to managerial decision making, but this approach has proven insufficient to develop wise managers because it is disconnected from deep-rooted spiritual and philosophical traditions...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • What's Wrong with Science and Technology Studies? What Needs to Be Done to Put It Right?, (2015)

    After a sketch of the optimism and high aspirations of History and Philosophy of Science when I first joined the field in the mid 1960s, I go on to describe the disastrous impact of "the strong programme" and social constructivism in history and sociology of science. Despite Alan Sokal's...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • How Humanity Might Avoid Devastation (2015)

    We face grave global problems. One might think universities are doing all they can to help solve these problems. But universities, in successfully pursuing scientific knowledge and technological know-how in a way that is dissociated from a more fundamental concern with problems of living, have actually...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Wisdom as an Expert Skill (2013)

    Abstract: Practical wisdom is the intellectual virtue that enables a person to make reliably good decisions about how, all-things-considered, to live. As such, it is a lofty and important ideal to strive for. It is precisely this loftiness and importance that gives rise to important questions about wisdom...
    (My publication) Posted by: jdswar
  • 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
  • Toward Human Flourishing: Character, Practical Wisdom, and Professional Formation (2013)

    Proceedings of Professionalism and Vocation Across the Professions and Character Across the Disciplines, interdisciplinary conferences held at Mercer University from 2005-2010. Contributors include Thomas Lickona, Darcia Narvaez, William Mays, Barry Schwartz, Ken Sharp, Nancy Sherman, and William...
    (My publication) Posted by: lewis_pa
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