phronesis

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phronesis

 [fro-ne´sis]
in bioethics, the virtue of practical wisdom, the capacity for moral insight to discern what moral choice or course of action is most conducive to the good of the agent or the activity in which the agent is engaged.
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In calling Jaffa a medieval defender of the Declaration's classically modern faith, Kesler highlights Jaffa's project of bridging the gaps, and exploring the tectonic foundations that make natural right and practical wisdom virtually synonymous.
They should use their theoretical thinking and practical wisdom for not only the betterment of patients but also meet the standard of their profession.
The sessions will include powerful breathing techniques, meditation, yoga, and simple yet effective practical wisdom for daily living.
He told President Masisi that starting and implementing principles in the manuals would avoid moral compromise and ethical missteps, adding that he would, in the process, protect himself from the negative effects of mistakes, while he freely exercised his talent, realised his potential and further gain practical wisdom for leadership.
Throughout this instructive study, "Voice of a Leader" interview excerpts share nuggets of practical wisdom and show how real teachers evolved and triumphed on diverse paths to leadership.
The artwork alone makes this a truly enjoyable reading experience, but the storyline's added depth of heart, and practical wisdom makes the purchase well worth the money.
As a solution to this problem he proposes a "character education prototype" that would enable researchers and practitioners to evaluate a character education program by the extent to which it possesses seven "central features" (it is school-based, structured, and aimed at fostering development in five areas--positive psychological characteristics, identity, moral growth, holistic growth, and the development of practical wisdom).
Aristotle famously contrasted two types of knowledge: techne (technical know-how) and phronesis (practical wisdom).
Francis and Bartholomew urge us to find the phronesis, the practical wisdom, to redirect our politics and economies toward the common good.
Aristotle famously contrasted two types of knowledge:techne(technical know-how) andphronesis(practical wisdom).
In possessing practical wisdom, the task at hand is to be able to live the good life.