Dr. Snow is Professor and Director of the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing at the University of Oklahoma. She is also co-Director of The Self, Motivation & Virtue Project, a $2.6 million research initiative on the moral self. She is the author of Virtue as Social Intelligence: An Empirically Grounded Theory (Routledge, 2009) and over thirty papers on virtue and ethics more broadly.
Eudaimonia (also known as Eudaemonism) is a Greek word, which refers to a state of having a good indwelling spirit or being in a contented state of being healthy, happy and prosperous. In moral philosophy, eudaimonia is used to refer to the right actions as those that result in the well-being of an individual.
The Oxford Handbook of Virtue. The first volume to bring together work on virtue from ethics and epistemology
Includes representative work on virtue ethics, applied virtue ethics, virtue epistemology, and applied virtue epistemology
Includes work on virtue non-western and religious traditions
Collects new and reworked essays by philosophers, theologians, and psychologists at the forefront of research into virtue
Advances virtue ethics literature by bringing philosophical work to bear on virtue cultivation
Interweaves Aristotelean and Kantian perspectives with Buddhist, Islamic, and Christian traditions as well as empirical psychological work