Zack Loveless

Zack Loveless is Director of Programming and Operations at the Hyde Park Institute. He is finishing his Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Chicago and received his B.A. in [...]

Anne Snyder

Anne Snyder is the Director of The Character Initiative at The Philanthropy Roundtable, a pilot program that seeks to help foundations and business leaders advance character and community through their giving. She [...]

Humanistic Disciplines Mini-Seminar

The Humanistic Disciplines Mini-Seminar enhances engagement with moral issues and texts within the university community and increases the opportunities for serious discussion of moral matters among graduates and undergraduates. The [...]

Speaking of Character (with Anne Snyder, David Brooks, and Candace Vogler)

Program Description:       Many different cultures treat developing good character as one of the central challenges in human life. Your character draws together strengths that help you to [...]

Chicago Moral Philosophy Project

The Chicago Moral Philosophy Project brings an esteemed scholar specializing in ethics to visit the University of Chicago’s Department of Philosophy each spring. The scholar teaches one graduate-undergraduate course, leads [...]

Virtue, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life

Principally funded through a grant from the John G. Templeton Foundation, the Virtue, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life project is an international collaboration between philosophers, religious thinkers, and psychologists. [...]

Emerging Scholars Cohort in Bioethics

The Emerging Scholars Cohort in Bioethics is a yearlong program in which a select group of students will interact with exemplar physician-scholars and consider what it means to be a [...]

Terms of Use

Website Terms & Use Comments Your use of and access to the Hyde Park Institute web site ( is subject to this User Agreement and any other terms set forth [...]

Candace Vogler

Candace Vogler is a Senior Faculty Advisor for the Hyde Park Institute. She is the David B. and Clara E. Stern Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago, where she [...]

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