Practical virtue : from classroom to life - EXPeditions

Practical virtue : from classroom to life

by Michael Roth
  • Key point 1
    A current question in the humanities and social sciences is how to apply classroom learning to people’s lives.
  • Key point 2
    Philosophy can be useful for developing habits of reflection that lead to a better life.
  • Key point 3
    Ideas of virtue change over time. The capacity to survive suffering wasn’t key to moral elevation in the ancient world, but today the survivor is ennobled in popular culture.