Thrive!'s Engagement Committee presents a Lunch and Learn titled, "Pursuing the Good Life: How Philosophy Can Help Us Set Goals, Avoid Burnout, and Care for Our Souls" with Meghan Sullivan the Rev. John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. Sullivan is the creator of Notre Dame’s God and the Good Life Program (GGL). GGL introduces big philosophical questions concerning happiness, morality, and meaning — and key methods for wrestling with them. She is also the Director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study.
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Meghan Sullivan is Professor of Philosophy and the Rev. John A O’Brien Collegiate Chair at the University of Notre Dame. She also serves as Director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS), a university-wide research institute based in Notre Dame Research. The NDIAS promotes issue-engaged, inclusive, and interdisciplinary study of questions that affect our ability to lead valuable, meaningful lives. Sullivan is deeply interested in the ways philosophy contributes to the good life and the best methods for promoting philosophical thought.
Sullivan teaches courses at all levels and is the creator of Notre Dame’s God and the Good Life (GGL) Program. GGL introduces undergraduates to big philosophical questions concerning happiness, morality, and meaning… and key methods for wrestling with them. Sullivan regularly writes shorter general interest essays and gives public philosophy talks.