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BOOK LAUNCH: Philosophies of Work in the Platonic Tradition: A History of Labor and Human Flourishing by Jeffrey Hanson

June 8, 2022

Join us for a free online event celebrating the publication of the newest book by Program Senior Philosopher, Jeffrey Hanson, entitled: "Philosophies of Work in the Platonic Tradition: A History of Labor and Human Flourishing." 

Thursday June 9th at 11am EST

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The Role of Mental Images in Character Education: Some Educational Strategies by Wojciech Kaftanski (University of Gdansk)

June 2, 2022

Wojciech Kaftanski, Program's postodoctoral fellow and Communications Associate, is giving a talk entitled "The Role of Mental Images in Character Education: Some Educational Strategies" at Virtue & Human Development Conference at University of Gdansk in Poland. 

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"A Theoretical Framework on the Relationship Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Moral Injury" by Jennifer Wortham (Duke University)

May 9, 2022

A Theoretical Framework on the Relationship Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Moral Injury

by Jennifer S. Wortham, Dr.PH, MPH

Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, 

Duke University

Summary: Moral Injury (MI) is a relatively new syndrome characterized by profound psychological distress experienced by witnesses or perpetrators of violent crime, abuse, or a situation that challenges one’s deepest moral code and their ability to...

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"David B. Larson Memorial Lecture" by Tyler J. VanderWeele (Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke University)

March 23, 2022

 

The 20th Annual David B. Larson Memorial Lecture will be held Monday, March 28, 2022. The speaker will be Tyler VanderWeele, Ph.D., the John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Epidemiology in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Director of the Human Flourishing Program and Co-Director of the Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality at Harvard University.  The title, location and time of the lecture are listed below. All are welcome and no reservation is...

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"Outcome-wide Epidemiology and Causal Inference" - Workshop with Tyler J. VanderWeele (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm)

March 14, 2022

  

 

 

Abstract: The workshop will provide an overview of the principles of causal inference especially as relevant to outcome-wide studies. Outcome-wide epidemiologic studies are an extension of the approach often used to assess evidence for the causal effects of an exposure using...

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Learning to Flourish: Oxford Vivarium 2022 - Interview with Flynn Cratty (The Crimson)

February 25, 2022

The Human Flourishing Program's OXFORD VIVARIUM has been covered by The Crimson

Exceprts from the article: https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2022/2/24/human-flourishing-vivarium/

This summer's Oxford Vivarium is part of the broader Human Flourishing Program at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science. Established in 2016 by Tyler J. VanderWeele, the program aims to “...

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