Wake Forest University to Expand Study of Human Flourishing

Wake Forest University has appointed Professor James Otteson, a distinguished scholar of philosophy and political economy, to lead a new initiative called the Eudaimonia Institute. Researchers at the institute will explore the concept of eudaimonia, a Greek word that refers to genuine human flourishing, as well as the facets of society that encourage it.

“I look forward to the diversity of thought and scholarship, and the hoped-for landmark findings, which emerge as a result of this generous support,” said Provost Rogan Kersh.

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