Symposium: Meaning in Life

Paakkanen, M. (Järjestäjätoimikunnan sihteeri)

Aktiviteetti: Tapahtumaan osallistumisen ja tapahtuman järjestämisen tyypitKonferensseihin, kursseille ja seminaareihin osallistuminen ja näiden järjestäminen


SYMPOSIUM IN MEANING IN LIFE: Defining and refining meaning in life – Philosophical, psychological, spiritual and vocational paths

Meaning in life presents an enigma that has fascinated mankind since time immemorial. In recent decades, it has become a target of increasing research interest in various fields such as philosophy, psychology, theology, and organizational research. This symposium aims to bring together leading thinkers from different fields to together explore the nature of meaningfulness and its implication for life, well-being and work.

The symposium will open with individual presentations by all speakers followed with time for duscussion and reflection. The symposium will conclude with panel discussion that allows speakers to reflect on broader themes and the connection of meaning in life to compassion, care and other important human phenomena. Overall, this events present an unique opportunity to learn about meaning in life from the topmost experts and to learn more about the various ways this fascinating question has been approached.
Aikajakso23 syyskuuta 2016
Tapahtuman tyyppiSeminaari
Tunnustuksen arvoKansainvälinen