9781890151300

Understanding Wisdom Vol. 3 : Sources, Science and Society

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  • Copyright: 2000-12-01
  • Publisher: Templeton Foundation Pr
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Summary

Scholars bring focus to this under-studied area of scientific research.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction: A Hierarchical Framework for Understanding Wisdom 1(14)
Nancy Murphy
Part I: The Sources of Wisdom
The Sources of Wisdom
15(20)
R. E. Clements
Profundity with Panache: The Unappreciated Proverbial Wisdom of Sub-Saharan Africa
35(22)
Stan W. Nussbaum
``A House Divided'': From Biblical Proverb to Lincoln and Beyond
57(46)
Wolfgang Mieder
Israel's Wisdom Literature and the Intrinsic Integrity of Creation
103(18)
Dianne Bergant
Wisdom on Death and Suffering
121(14)
John Goldingay
It Takes Wisdom to Use Wisdom Wisely
135(18)
Robert K. Johnston
Part II: The Science of Wisdom
Wisdom Traditions as Mechanisms for Organismal Integration: Evolutionary Perspectives on Homeostatic ``Laws of Life''
153(40)
Jeffrey P. Schloss
Wisdom and Human Neurocognitive Systems: Perceiving and Practicing the Laws of Life
193(22)
Warren S. Brown
A Neurolinguistic Perspective on Proverbs and the Laws of Life
215(30)
Diana R. Van Lancker
On the Emergence of Wisdom: Expertise Development
245(32)
John L. Horn
Hiromi Masunaga
The Science of Art: How the Brain Responds to Beauty
277(30)
V.S. Ramachandran
A Scientific Study of Wisdom (Or Its Contributing Parts)
307(12)
Warren S. Brown
Part III: The Learning of Wisdom
Wise Emotions
319(20)
Nancy Sherman
Setting the Stage for the Development of Wisdom: Self-understanding and Moral Identity During Adolescence
339(22)
William Damon
Lessons Learned: The Role of Religion in the Development of Wisdom in Adolescence
361(32)
James L. Furrow
Linda Mans Wagener
Maxims to Live By: The Art and Science of Teaching Wise Sayings
393(20)
Arthur J. Schwartz
F. Clark Power
Seeing Wisely---Learning to Become Wise
413(12)
Lawrence M. Hinman
Contributors 425(4)
Name and Subject Index 429(14)
Scripture Index 443

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