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In Search of Professional Ethics

CMRubinWorld, a website run by journalist Cathy Rubin about topical educational issues, has begun a new blog series in conjunction with Howard Gardner about his views on the professions and implications for educators in an increasingly digital world. Click here to read the first post in the series in which Gardner talks about his blog “The […]

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Donald Trump and Beautiful Experiences

Like most Americans, Howard Gardner has been following the engrossing and controversial 2016 presidential primary season in the United States. In the blog post below, Gardner comments on what he believes can help explain the appeal of Donald Trump for so many voters. Using the lens of the virtues of truth, beauty, and goodness, Trump is not […]

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Continued Attention for MI

Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences was first presented in 1983 with the publication of the book Frames of Mind. Over thirty years later, MI still receives a steady stream of publicity due to its impact on education and understandings of human potential. Several articles released in early 2016 dealing with MI have facilitated continued interest […]

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Good Work for Lawyers

The Practice, a publication of the Harvard Law School that provides critical analysis of the legal profession, has released an interview with Howard Gardner about “good work” in law. Describing the meaning of good work and good citizenship, the effects of strong market pressures, and the way professional education shapes identity, Gardner stresses the need for institutions to […]

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Gardner on Education in the 21st Century

Howard Gardner talks about his latest research on higher education in the US in a featured guest blog on! Describing how he came to focus on studying higher education and the connections of that work to his wider endeavors on the Good Project, particularly related to the future of professions, Gardner connects those inquiries […]

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