Reimagining the Common Good

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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 Conversation with Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson

In reflecting on a life tethered to the land, Berry and Jackson offer profound reflections about the nature of friendship and meaning in the modern world.

By Joshua J. Yates | Vol. 94

The Prosperous

The Promise of Thrift

What is thrift? Historically, it’s not just about self-denial, but about the habits of wise use and stewardship required for thriving.
 

By Joshua J. Yates | Vol. 46

The Sustainable

A Conversation with Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson

Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson speak with the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture's Josh Yates about friendships, neighborliness, and sustainability.

By Joshua J. Yates | Vol. 1

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