'Practical Wisdom'

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In their new book, "Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to do the Right Thing," professors Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe call for a renaissance in contemporary professional ethics based on the Aristotelian notion of practical wisdom. We speak with the authors about this "master virtue," and gain insight into exercising and cultivating it.


Barry Schwartz, professor of social theory and social action at Swarthmore College, and author of "The Paradox of Choice"

Kenneth Sharpe, William R. Kenan Jr. professor of political science at Swathmore College and author of "Drug War Politics: The Price of Denial"