Virtue is about the difficult and the good'
True humility...is the low but deep and firm foundation of all virtues.'
Education has for its object the formation of character.'
Character is not cut in marble – it is not something solid and unalterable. It is something living and changing.'
Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education'
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Each year, Oxford and other world-class universities produce leaders and thinkers who go on to have significant influence and impact around the world. The Oxford Character Project seeks to help talented students develop key virtues of character which will prepare them to be the wise thinkers and good leaders the world so desperately needs.Learn more about usLearn more about us
Practical Wisdom in a Complex World
Penny Mealey, 13th November 2018
Drawing on economics, philosophy and complex systems science, this project looks at what ‘wise thinking' might mean in the context of the complex, adaptive socio-economic systems that shape our lives.
The Humility Gap Seminar
5:00pm-6:00pm, Thursday 22nd November 2018
Charles Wellbeloved Room, Harris Manchester OX1 3TD
How can we be open minded in discussions around gender, race and histories of injustice?