Penn Positive Psychology Center Symposium on the Philosophy of Well-Being

When: Monday, December 5th, 12:00-3:00pm
Location: Positive Psychology Center (3701 Market Street, 2nd Floor), Room 201

The symposium will consist of three talks by emerging philosophy scholars doing work at the intersection of philosophy and well-being. A light lunch will be served prior to the first talk at 11:45am, and refreshments will be available throughout the event.

See the flyer for more information.


The project will be hosting a number of events between 2015 and 2018, including:

Summer Development Workshop for early career researchers, aimed at building a cohort of interdisciplinary-minded scholars for the next generation of well-being research (Costa Rica, June 2016). View the workshop details here. (View the original CFA here.)

Mid-Point Workshops at SLU that bring funded researchers together to share and discuss their work.

The first mid-point workshop will be held from June 1  - 3, 2017.

The second mid-point workshop will be held from June 21 - 23, 2017. 

Capstone Conference that will gather all project participants, along with other researchers, from May 21 - 24, 2018.

St. Louis Area Well-Being Workshops (SLAWW). Three workshops for St. Louis area well-being researchers, aimed at building relationships and dialogue in the local academic community (2015-2018).

The first workshop was held February 26, 2016.

The second workshop will be held February 24, 2017. More information here.

SLU Lecture Series. A series of lectures at SLU (2015-2018). So far we have scheduled talks by:

Erik Angner (philosophy and economics, George Mason University), January 15, 2016

Richard Kim (philosophy, SLU), November 6, 2015

Guy Fletcher (philosophy, University of Edinburgh), February 21, 2017 (Details here)

Jason Purnell (psychology and public health, Washington University in St. Louis), April 19, 2017

We may also add further events, possibly including events aimed at public audiences. Further information about project-related events will be posted here. Major announcements will also be posted on the News page.