Reimagining the Common Good


What is the Meaning Behind These Categories?

These categories are intended to orient you to the substance of the article and to communicate our framework for understanding the endowments that constitute civic life. This “human ecology” model is at the core of the Thriving Cities Project, a research initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.

The Sustainable

A Burnt-Out Case

St. Thomas Aquinas: “patron saint of burnout”?

By Jonathan Malesic | Vol. 111

The Sustainable

Punching the Clock

Graeber suggests that finding satisfaction in work may begin with the blunt recognition that much of contemporary work is—pardon his French—bullshit.

By David Graeber | Vol. 111

The Sustainable

Irony in the Practice of Medicine

Curlin reflects on the sources of burnout, and a line of thought that could offer relief.

By Dr. Farr Curlin | Vol. 111

The Sustainable

On Burnout

Guest author Dr. Sumner Abraham, M.D. examines yet another effect of the changing nature of work: the proliferation of the phenomenon called burnout.

By Sumner Abraham | Vol. 111

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