On the Essence of Things and the Necessity of Persons

On the Essence of Things and the Necessity of Persons

This article is the thirty-sixth in a series of blog posts published by the Keough School of Global Affairs. Dignity and Development provides in-depth analysis of global challenges through the lens of integral human development. Many years ago, I attended a philosophy seminar as a teaching assistant. We were reading texts written...

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A Message for the MGA Class of 2020

A Message for the MGA Class of 2020

Dear friends, Let us keep it simple; it is as simple as that: We need artisans of a new humanity. For my wife’s birthday, our boys decided to surprise her by building a raised garden bed. A raised garden bed, as you know, is practical for aging gardeners, is beautiful...

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One concept, two imperatives

One concept, two imperatives

This article is the second in a series of blog posts published by the Keough School of Global Affairs. Dignity and Development provides in-depth analysis of global challenges through the lens of integral human development. A simple understanding of integral human development is a short formula: the development of the whole person...

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