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The Good Life and Community: Does living well require involvement in a community?

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Join us for 'Ageing Well', our new talk series for seniors in collaboration with the University of Sheffield. 'Ageing Well' is part of the 'Philosopher in Residence' project.

T. Ryan Byerly
Town Trust room

We often think of the personal project of living a good life as in significant part a matter of developing and living in accordance with virtues. But does the development and exercise of virtue in an individual person's life depend on the character of those communities of which she is a part? We'll test this hypothesis by considering whether the communities we've been involved in, including our religious communities, have had specific character traits that made a difference for our lives. 

Earlier Event: April 15
Creating an Ecology of Hope
Later Event: April 20
Lunchtime Recital: Martha Hayward