March 10, 2020
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Virtue, Flourishing, and the Purpose of the Professions

A lecture by Professor John Haldane (Baylor University & University of St Andrews)
Virtue, Flourishing, and the Purpose of the Professions

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March 10, 2020
Zoom

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In this lecture, John Haldane drew upon his recent work in virtue theory as well as the thought of John Henry Newman, Matthew Arnold, and John Stuart Mill to make the case for flourishing as the ultimate goal of general education and of the professions. He also answered questions from attendees regarding his engagement with Newmans vision of education, the relation of virtue to philosophical anthropology, and the role of cultural transformation in recent educational proposals. 


This lecture was sponsored by the Zephyr Institute’s Center for the Study of the Professions and Moral Purpose.


Visual: Antti Lampisuo, Lilies, oil on canvas, 61.5 x 50 cm

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JOHN HALDANE

JOHN HALDANE

J. Newton Rayzor Sr. Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University; Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of St Andrews

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