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.

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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 was (until 2022) a Professor of Philosophy and is the author of seventeen philosophy books, including books on Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze. Todd continues to work as a grassroots organizer on numerous political issues, has taught philosophy in…




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