Too Good for Her Own Good?

We like to imagine that being good at something will ultimately lead to success in some form: a higher salary, greater opportunities, self-satisfaction. At the very least, hard work and skill should combine to allow you to continue in your chosen field. But that does not appear to be the … Read more

Sports and Society

Here are two good articles from ESPN on the latest developments in major sports with respect to social issues. In the first, Doris Burke interviews San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon, the first full-time female assistant coach in NBA history and espnW’s Woman of the Year.Becky Hammon on the … Read more

On Primary and Secondary Virtues

            Having previously demonstrated the complementary relationship between both moral and non-moral secondary/scalable virtues, I now want to discuss the connection between the secondary virtues and the primary/non-scalable virtue. In particular: 1)      How do secondary virtues, especially physical fitness, work to support the primary virtue? 2)      … Read more