Centre Director Professor James Arthur, Deputy Director Professor Kristján Kristjánsson and Professor David Carr have been named as part of the Advisory Group for a new project at the University of Chicago titled Virtue, Happiness and Meaning of Life. The project will be jointly hosted by the Neubauer Family Collegium for Culture and Society at the University of Chicago and the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina and is funded through a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. Jennifer Frey, an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina, and Candace Vogler, the David B. and Clara E. Stern Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago will lead the 28-month project which will explore the links between virtue, happiness and the meaning of human life and society. The Advisory Group will meet twice per year to advise on the progress of the project.
For more details about the project see the following links:
$2.1 Million for the Meaning of Life
Pursuit of happiness leads to a $2.1 million grant award for UofSC, UChicago