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Cardinal Ravasi thanks UFV for their suppor for dialogue between reason and faith

The Casina Pio IV, the headquarters of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, in the Vatican gardens, hosted yesterday afternoon the ceremony to award the first edition of the Expanded Reason Awards. The event was presided over by Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture. Fr. Federico Lombardi, S. J., President of the … Continue reading Cardinal Ravasi thanks UFV for their suppor for dialogue between reason and faith

The rector of UFV presents the Expanded Reason Awards at the Vatican’s Press Office

The Rector of the University Francisco de Vitoria, Daniel Sada Castaño, presented the Expanded Reason Awards at the Vatican's Sala Stampa. In his speech, he thanked the Holy See for its support, referred briefly to the prize-winning works and advanced the announcement of the second edition. "The Catholic University will be so not only because … Continue reading The rector of UFV presents the Expanded Reason Awards at the Vatican’s Press Office

The winners travel to Rome to celebrate the Expanded Reason Awards

Darcia Narváez, Michael Schuck, Nancy C. Tuchman, Claudia Vanney, Laura Baritz O. P, Alberto Oliván, Arturo Encinas and Christopher Cook are already in Rome to celebrate the first edition of the Expanded Reason Awards. The ceremony will take place at 17:00 hrs on september 27th, at the Vatican Academy of Sciences.  The ceremony will be led … Continue reading The winners travel to Rome to celebrate the Expanded Reason Awards

When broadening of a horizon affects your life

Max Bonilla It does not happen all the time, but it does happen occasionally, that my students, after a particular class or conversation, would cry when they realize the importance of the class to their own lives. This happened most recently when during a conversation one of my students, struck by how important the subject … Continue reading When broadening of a horizon affects your life

The first edition of the Expanded Reason Awards has received 367 works from 30 different countries from around the world

The winners will be announced on July 31st. In total, the awards will amount to 100,000 euros The first edition of the Expanded Reason Awards, organized by the University Francisco de Vitoria (UFV) in collaboration with the Joseph Ratzinger Vatican Foundation, has received 367 works from 30 different countries from around the world. Most of the works have … Continue reading The first edition of the Expanded Reason Awards has received 367 works from 30 different countries from around the world

Biography of the winners

Research category Darcia Narváez   "Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality: Evolution, Culture and Wisdom". Darcia Narvaez is Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame who focuses on moral development and flourishing from an interdisciplinary perspective. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Educational Research Association. She … Continue reading Biography of the winners

The Expanded Reason Awards winners have been selected

After receiving 367 works from 170 universities and over 30 countries, the international jury, meeting at the University Francisco de Vitoria, has chosen four winners and two honorable mentions that best answered the challenge of actively promoting a dialogue between sciences and theology/philosophy. The Awards ceremony will take place at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences … Continue reading The Expanded Reason Awards winners have been selected