The Fragility of Flourishing: Augustine’s Critique of the Stoics is the newest contribution by Brendan W. Case. The aricles is published at https://hfharvard.medium.com/, which is a new platform for commentaries offered by Program's staff and fellows.
From the article:
Augustine and the Stoics agreed that human flourishing is fragile if it depends on any external goods, but the Stoics took this to show that virtue alone suffices for our happiness, whereas, for Augustine, it proved that true flourishing is impossible except...
Join a panel of leading educationalists, thinkers and practitioners, to wrestle with issues around student and staff wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Time Nov 26, 2020 02:00 PM in London. Matthew T. Lee, our Director of Empirical Research, will be presenting on well-being and education. Event link: https://aba-design.co.uk/wellbeing-roundtable/
Hope and religion in a time of crisis: evidence from Colombia and South Africa - new publication by Richard Cowden at The Conversation. Co-authors include: Victor Counted (Western Sydney University) and Kenneth Pargament (Bowling Green State University)
Our Senior Philosopher, Jeffrey Hanson, contributing on our Medium.com platform on the perennial philosophical question of meaning in life, consulting a nineteenth century Danish religious thinker Søren Kierkegaard.
It may not be the mere presence or attainment of value as such that is meaningful but rather the effort involved in the attainment