Virtue and its Development: An Interdisciplinary Symposium

May 19-22, 2014

Conference Center, University of Notre Dame

Speakers at this interdisciplinary symposium discuss the nature of virtue and its development, from ancient notions to contemporary science,

evolutionary and religious views, individual and community approaches in a variety of family, schooling and work settings.

We will also discuss the possibility of starting an interdisciplinary society on the development of virtue.


Draft Call for Proposals


Confirmed Speakers:

Julia Annas, University of Arizona

Gus Carlo, University of Missouri

Robert Emde, University of Denver (emeritus)

John Haldane, St. Andrews

Jennifer Herdt, Yale Divinity School

Rosalind Hursthouse, University of Auckland

Rachana Kamtekar, University of Arizona

Daniel Lapsley, University of Notre Dame

Mark LeBar, Ohio University

Christian Miller, Wake Forest

Darcia Narvaez, University of Notre Dame

Nancy Snow, Marquette University

Susan Stuart, University of Glasgow

Christine Swanton, University of Auckland (emeritus)

Ross Thompson, University of California‹Davis



Symposium sponsors: Notre Dame's Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Department of Psychology, Department of Philosophy

Symposium organizer: Darcia Narvaez,