Prof Valerie Tiberius

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tiberius@umn.edu
612-625-0038

Philosophy
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271 19th Ave S

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

Curriculum Vitae

Specialties

  • ethics
  • moral psychology
  • well-being
  • wisdom
Courses Taught
  • Phil 1910W - Topics: Freshman Seminar: Happiness
  • Phil 4310 - History of Moral Theories
  • Phil 4330 - Contemporary Moral Theories
  • Phil 8310 - Seminar: Moral Philosophy
  • Phil 8310 - Seminar: Well-Being and its Moral Importance
  • PHIL1003W - How To Live / Intro to Ethics
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Organizer, Minnesota Workshop on Well-Being: The Minnesota Workshop on Well-Being brought together philosophers and pyschologists to discuss the relationship between our two fields - http://www.tc.umn.edu/~tiberius/workshop.html , October 2003
  • President, Central Division of the American Philosophical Association: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
Publications
  • Humean Heroism: Value Commitments and the Source of Normativity: Tiberius, Valerie, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 81(4) 426-446, 2000.
  • Virtue and Practical Deliberation: Tiberius, Valerie, Philosophical Studies, 2002.
  • Value Commitments and the Balanced Life. Tiberius, Valerie, Utilitas, forthcoming.
  • Practical Reason and the Stability Standard. Tiberius, Valerie, 2002.
  • Perspective: A Prudential Virtue: Tiberius, Valerie, American Philosophical Quarterly, 2002.
  • Cultural Differences and Philosophical Accounts of Well-Being: Tiberius, Valerie, The Journal of Happiness Studies, forthcoming.
  • The Reflective Life: Living Wisely With Our Limits. Tiberius, Valerie, Oxford University Press, Author, 2008.
  • Recipes for a Good Life: Eudaimonism and the Contribution of Philosophy: Tiberius, Valerie, (ed.) Alan Waterman, American Psychological Association, The Best Within Us: Positive Psychology Perspectives on Eudaimonic Functioning, 19-38, 2013.
  • In Defense of Reflection: Tiberius, Valerie, Philosophical Issues, 23 223-243, 2013.
  • Moral Psychology: A Contemporary Introduction. Tiberius, Valerie, Routledge, Author, 2015. Link
Awards
  • Consortium Fellow, Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences, Summer 2001
  • McKnight Land-Grant, 2002
  • Young Scholar at Cornell, Spring 2002
  • Defining Wisdom grant, University of Chicago/Templeton Foundation, Oct. 2008 - Oct. 2010
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, Jan. 2013 - Dec. 2013