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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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