Recent Submissions

  • The Joys and Sorrows of a Philosophical Life 

    Zagzebski, Linda (2016-11)
    John Dewey lecture delivered at the ninetieth Pacific Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association in San Francisco on April 1, 2016.
  • The Dignity of Persons and the Value of Uniqueness 

    Zagzebski, Linda (2016-11)
    Presidential Address delivered at the one hundred thirteenth Central Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association in Chicago, IL, on March 4, 2016.
  • ISHF e-Newsletter 01 (January 2016) 

    ISHF (2016-01)
    This is a quarterly electronic publication of the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing. It features a brief overview of past events and activities of the Institute and its partner institutions, and a look ahead to ...
  • Can there be a virtue ethics of institutions? 

    Cordell, Sean (2015-01)
    I consider this question in light of Slote’s proposal for an ‘agent-based’ account of social justice, on which we can evaluate a society in terms of the morally virtuous motives being expressed in the ‘actions’ of laws, ...
  • Virtue, Practical Wisdom and Character in Teaching 

    Cooke, Sandra; Carr, David (2014-06)
    Recent reflection on the professional knowledge of teachers has been marked by a shift away from more reductive competence and skill-focused models of teaching towards a view of teacher expertise as involving complex ...
  • Ten Myths About Character, Virtue and Virtue Education - Plus Three Well-Founded Misgivings 

    Kristjánsson, Kristján (2013-04-30)
    Initiatives to cultivate character and virtue in moral education at school continue to provoke sceptical responses. Most of those echo familiar misgivings about the notions of character, virtue and education in virtue – ...
  • Open-mindedness in Three Dimensions 

    Higgins, Chris (2009)
    In this programmatic essay, I approach the question "What is open-mindedness?" through three more specific questions, each designed to foreground a distinct dimension along which the analysis of open-mindedness might ...
  • Can the love of learning be taught? 

    Nillsen, Rodney (2004)
    This paper is an expanded version of a talk given at a Generic Skills Workshop at the University of Wollongong, and was intended for academic staff from any discipline and general staff with an interest in teaching. The ...