Resilience in Action and Belief - GRIN/CRÉ Workshop

May 19, 2021

This event is online


University of Toronto, St. George Campus
University of Pennsylvania
Université Laval
University of Victoria


University of Toronto, St. George Campus
Université Laval

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Resilience is commonly understood as the ability that agents exhibit in stressful, uncertain, or challenging situations, when they ‘bounce back,’ adapt, and thrive despite adversity. This workshop is dedicated to a philosophical exploration of the epistemic and practical aspects of human resilience, in particular via the notions of grit, hope, and coping.

Schedule (Eastern Time(ET)):

9:20 to 9:30 introduction

9:30-10:30 Federica Berdini (CRÉ/GRIN) – “A Place for Coping in Action Theory”

10:35-11:35 Katie Stockdale (University of Victoria) – “Intrinsic Faith and Resilience”

11:35 to 12:30 break

12:30-1:30 Jennifer Morton (University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill) – “What Should a Teacher Believe?”

1:35 to 2:35 Catherine Rioux (Université Laval/GRIN) – “Hope, Sincerity, and Commitment

*The workshop will be held on Zoom. To register, please write to [email protected]

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