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The John Templeton Foundation has generously granted a major, 2.1 million dollar research initiative, led by Jennifer A. Frey (University of South Carolina) and Candace Vogler (University of Chicago), titled “Virtue, Happiness, and The Meaning of Life”. This 28-month project, launched in August 2015 and set to conclude with a major international conference in October 2018, incorporates psychological, philosophical, and theological research focused on self-transcendence to advance understanding of the interrelations of virtue, happiness, and the meaning of life. The following is a brief description of the project’s theoretical framework, guiding questions, and ambitions by its principal investigators.

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