April 26, 2019

Nancy Snow Interviewed by Louisa McCune of the Kirkpatrick Foundation

Project co-director and director of the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing, Nancy Snow, was recently interviewed by Louisa McCune, executive director of the Kirkpatrick Foundation and editor in chief of Art Desk, a quarterly publication of the Kirkpatrick Foundation devoted to the contemporary arts, performance, and thought. The interview, published by Art Desk under the title “The Art […]
April 24, 2019

Project co-Director Speaks in Washington, D.C.

Project co-director, Nancy Snow, recently spoke at several important events in Washington, D.C. On March 27, she served as a conference panelist to discuss the new book, War Crimes: Causes, Excuses, and Blame, by Jessica Wolfendale and Matt Talbert. The conference was hosted by Georgetown University’s Law Center. The next day, on March 28, Snow presented the keynote address for the 2019 […]
April 8, 2019

Save the Date! Public Lecture with Professor Lewis Gordon

We are pleased to announce that the first lecture in our “Faith and Civic Virtue in Public Life” lecture series will be delivered by Professor Lewis Gordon! The lecture will be held on September 20, 2019 in Meacham Auditorium at the University of Oklahoma. Lewis R. Gordon is Professor of Philosophy at UCONN-Storrs; Honorary President of the Global Center for […]
April 3, 2019
2019-20 Postdoctoral Fellows

2019-20 Postdoctoral Fellows

One purpose of the The Self, Virtue & Public Life is to support new research on topics related to public virtue. To this end, the project will fund four research fellowships for early-career researchers. Two fellowships will be awarded for the 2019-20 academic year, and two for 2020-21. For our 2019-20 postdoctoral fellowships, we received 87 applications from scholars representing 70 […]
March 25, 2019

Eighty-Seven Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications Received

The Self, Virtue & Public Life will fund four research fellowships for early-career researchers. Two fellowships will be awarded for the 2019-20 academic year, and two for 2020-21. For our 2019-20 postdoctoral fellowships, we received 87 applications from scholars representing 70 institutions, 14 countries, and 25 specializations. Our 2019-20 postdoctoral fellows will be announced soon, and will officially join the team […]
February 6, 2019

Linda Zagzebski’s Persian Translation of “Virtues of the Mind” Receives Prestigious Award

In 1996, professor of philosophy Linda Zagzebski published Virtues of the Mind: An Inquiry into the Nature of Virtue and the Ethical Foundations of Knowledge (Cambridge University Press, 1996). The book quickly became a landmark work in contemporary epistemology, and has been translated into multiple languages over the past decade. The Persian edition, translated by Amirhossein Khodaparast, recently won Iran’s Book of […]
January 28, 2019
William Frick

Meet Core Project Team Member William Frick

WILLIAM C. FRICK, PH.D., is the Rainbolt Family Endowed Presidential Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma. He is the founding director of the Center for Leadership Ethics and Change, an affiliate body of the international Consortium for the Study of Leadership and Ethics in Education (CSLEE) of […]
January 7, 2019

Project co-Directors Present Research on Empathy

In September 2018, Self, Virtue and Public Life directors Nancy Snow and Darcia Narvaez participated in a webinar conference titled, “Empathy and Emotions in Morality, Communication, and Human Life.” Snow presented a paper on “Compassion, Empathy, and Prosocial Behavior.” A video of that presentation is available below. Narvaez presented research on “Ethogenesis: Darwin’s ‘Moral Sense’, Early Experience and Moral Mindsets,” […]
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