Mindfulness and the Costs of Integrity

Partly just an interesting case study in the costs of integrity, and the way that one person may become called to integrity while others, under apprently the same circumstances, do not.

But it is also interesting to reflect on the (unreliable) connection between what today gets called ‘mindfulness’ and the sort of aliveness to the moral reality of one’s actions characteristic of integrity; and also the culture of deliberate distraction, which undermines the same.


About Amber Carpenter

Amber Carpenter is Associate Professor at Yale-NUS and also works at the University of York. She works primarily in ancient Greek and ancient Indian philosophy, focusing on ethics and on metaphysics and epistemology as relevant to ethics.
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