EKU Professor's Book Receives Prize from the Character Project
Michael Austin, Professor of Philosophy in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Philosophy and Religion, has won a prize from The Character Project for a book he co-edited with Doug Geivett, Being Good: Christian Virtues for Everyday Life (Eerdmans, 2012): http://www.eerdmans.com/Products/6565/being-good.aspx
Several prizes were awarded to essays or books on character that are accessible to non-academic audiences in venues with a wide readership. Awards were made in three areas: the psychology of character, the philosophy of character, and the theology of character. A chapter from Being Good--“Courage,” by Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung--also won an award. A full list can be seen here: http://www.thecharacterproject.com/prizes.php
The goal of The Character Project at Wake Forest University is to advance the study of character in the fields of psychology, philosophy, and theology. The project is supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation.
Published on April 09, 2013