Topical Bibliographies

Learning for Wisdom:

Bassett, C. (2015). Much madness is divinest sense: Wisdom and development. Integral Review, 11(2), 135-155. Available here.

Bassett, C. (2011.) Wisdom and its development: Learning to become wise(r). In C. Hoare (Ed.) Oxford handbook of reciprocal adult development and learning. NY: Oxford University Press.

Bassett, C. (2011). Understanding and teaching practical wisdom. In E. Tisdell, (Ed.) New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Bassett, C. (2006). "Laughing at gilded butterflies: Integrating wisdom, development, and learning." In C. Hoare (Ed.) Oxford handbook of adult development and learning (chap. 14). New York: Oxford University Press.

Bassett, C. (2005) "Wisdom in Three Acts: Using Transformative Learning to Teach for Wisdom." Proceedings of the Sixth International Transformative Learning Conference, East Lansing, Michigan, October 2005. You can find the PDF here.

Bassett, C. (2003). "Using transformative learning to teach for wisdom: Starting the conversation." Proceedings of the Fifth International Transformative Learning Conference. New York City, October 2003.

Sternberg, R.J. (2001). “Wisdom and Education.” Perspectives in Education, 19 (4),

Sternberg, R.J., Reznitskaya, A., and Jarvin, L. (2007). “Teaching for Wisdom: What Matters is Not Just What Students Know, But How They Use It.” London Review of Education, 5 (2), 143-158.

Trowbridge, R.H. (2007). “Wisdom and Lifelong Learning in the Twenty-first Century.” London Review of Education, 5 (2), 159-172.

Wisdom and neuroscience

Jeste, D.V., Ardelt, M., Blazer, D., Kraemer, H.C., Vaillant, G., and Meeks, T.W. (2010). “Expert Consensus on Characteristics of Wisdom: A Delphi Method Study.” The Gerontologist, 50 (5), 668-680.

Jeste, D.V. and Harris, J.C. (2010). “Wisdom—A Neuroscience Perspective.” Journal of the American Medical Association, 304 (14), 1602-1603.

Meeks, T.W. and Jeste, D.V. (2009). “Neurobiology of Wisdom.” Archives of General Psychiatry, 66, (4), 355-365.

General, non-academic

Cahill, S. (Ed.). Wise women: Over 2000 years of spiritual writing by women. NY: Norton.

Daloz, L., Keen, C., Keen, J., Parks, S. (1996). Common Fire: Lives of commitment in a complex world. Boston: Beacon Press.

Hall, S. (2010). Wisdom: From philosophy to neuroscience. NY: Knopf.

MacDonald, C. (1996). Toward wisdom. Charlottesburg, VA: Hampton Roads Pub. Co.

Schwartz, B. and Sharpe, K. (2010). Practical wisdom: The right way to do the right thing. NY: Riverhead Books.

Research-based, academic

Ardelt, M. (2003). “Empirical Assessment of a Three-dimensional Wisdom Scale.” Research on Aging, 25, 275-324.

Ardelt, M. (2004). “Wisdom as Expert Knowledge System: A Critical Review of a Contemporary Operationalization of an Ancient Concept.” Human Development, 7, 257-285.

Baltes, P.B. and Staudinger, U.M. (1993). “The Search for a Psychology of Wisdom.” Current Directions in Psychology Science, 2, 75-80.

Brown, S.C. and Greene, J.A. (2006). “The Wisdom Development Scale: Translating the Conceptual to Concrete.” Journal of College Student Development, 47, 1-19.

Sternberg, R.J. (ed.) (1990). Wisdom: Its Nature, Origins, and Development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R.J. and Jordan, J. (Eds.) (2005). A handbook of wisdom: Psychological perspectives. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Wisdom and leadership/management

Gibson, P.S. (2008). “Developing Practical Management Wisdom.” Journal of Management Development, 27 (5), 528-536.

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