Todd May Keynote: Narrative Values and Narrative Stories (TC13 , 2016)

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Todd May speaking at Therapeutic Conversations conferenceTodd May keynote address the topic of Narrative Values – in an effort to asse the meaning in someone’s life. Narrative values require us to think of lives as overall trajectories or stories, as opposed to a summation of smaller events. Rather than assessing the meaning of lives by their participation and success in projects, narrative values are used to assess meaning as if the person were a character in a story.


Todd May PhD

Todd on the set of the Good Place

Todd May is a faculty member and resident philosopher at the Vancouver School for Narrative Therapy. He holds the position Chair as Class of 1941 Memorial Professor of Philosophy at Clemson University and the author of sixteen books of philosophy, including books on Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze. Todd is also the philosophical advisor to the…


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