Published by the Center for the Study of The Great Ideas (founded in 1990 by Mortimer J. Adler and Max Weismann)
In association with the The Adler-Aquinas Institute and Aquinas School of Leadership
A Founding Member of the Alliance for Liberal Learning

Friday, June 26, 2015

Are the new atheism and contemporary moral psychology essentially connected?

Scheduled for 7:00pm–8:30pm Eastern Time, After-dinner paper and plenary session panel discussion 9
Chair: Sebastian Mahfood (Holy Apostles College and Seminary)

Speaker: Marvin Peláez (University Abat Oliba/Adler-Aquinas Institute): “The moral psychology of leadership: Not dog whispering”

Leadership is a professional and personal activity as well as an academic discipline.  The increased presence of leadership programs across universities and industry provide one way to gauge its importance in society.  Programs vary by emphasis placed on aspects of leadership. However, all are tied to some understanding of human nature. This paper chronicles an ongoing observational study of a team-based development and implementation of a pilot leadership program in a U.S. federal agency. It provides an account of “lessons learned” on the challenges, reactions, and acceptance on the incorporation of St. Thomas Aquinas’s philosophy of human nature on leadership and the philosophical doctrine of the one and the many.

Livestream of video from the Conference will be at the Holy Apostles College and Seminary YouTube Channel.

This session followed by: Cocktail reception sponsored by Holy Apostles College and Seminary and the International Étienne Gilson Society honoring the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Center for the Study of The Great Ideas by Mortimer J. Adler and Max Weismann

Next session scheduled for tomorrow at 9:00am.

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