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"What is a Harvard education for?" Webinar

September 11, 2020
Harvard draws students from every corner of the globe. Once they arrive, they encounter an education with-to quote the admissions office-“limitless possibilities." But what are they supposed to do with those possibilities? How should four years at Harvard shape their minds, characters, and futures? You’re invited to hear from a panel of current Harvard students as they discuss what they've learned and what they wish they'd learned in their time at Harvard.... Read more about "What is a Harvard education for?" Webinar

Jeffrey Hanson to give a talk titled, "Michel Henry's Ethics between Life and Death."

February 25, 2020
Jeffrey Hanson will give a paper entitled "Michel Henry's Ethics between Life and Death" for the Boston College Philosophy Department Phenomenology Symposium on "Themes in the Work of Michel Henry" tomorrow, February 25, 2020, at 1:30 pm in room 325 of Stokes Hall North on the campus of Boston College. This paper will be offered in response to a paper by Paula Lorelle of the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve entitled "Life and Death in Henry's Phenomenology of the Body." 
Epidemiology of Compassion and Love

Dr. Matthew Lee & Dr. Eric Kim to be featured speakers at Epidemiology of Compassion and Love Conference

January 8, 2020

Sponsored by the Task Force for Global Health....

For centuries, thoughtful analysis of ‘love’ and ‘compassion’ was reserved for philosophers, religious scholars, and poets. Recently, however, the disciplines of psychology, sociology, and neuroscience have begun to yield fresh insights into the nature and mechanisms of love and compassion. Despite growing, multidisciplinary interest in these concepts, epidemiology – the scientific discipline that undergirds public health – remains largely absent from this discourse.1 With the support of The Fetzer Institute, the Task...

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Dr. Matthew Lee to delivery keynote at St. Louis University Education Summit

October 19, 2019
Dr. Matthew Lee has been invited by the School of Education at Saint Louis University to give a keynote at their Education Summit titled, “Future of Education: Rethinking Literacies and Learning for the Fourth Industrial Revolution” to be held on October 19, 2019 at Saint Louis University.  Dr. Lee's talk will likely be titled, "Education for Flourishing: Well-Being Literacy."

Dr. Jeffery Hanson Gives European Lecture Series, Sept 14-18, 2019

September 14, 2019

Dr. Jeffrey Hanson, Sr. Philosopher at the Program on Human Flourishing, will be giving a series of lectures at various universities and institutions across Europe. His scheduled itenerary is below. For those who wish to attend, please email Dr. Hanson at jhanson@fas.harvard.edu.

September 14: "Living in Uncertainty: Kierkegaard and Possibility" - University of Hertfordshire

September 16: "Narrative and Self-Knowledge in Kierkegaard," Charles University, Prague Speaker's Series

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