The Vision, Mission and Top Strategies of the Robert S. Hartman Institute

VISION:  Change the World for the Better

MISSION: Develop, apply and make famous Formal Axiology and Hartman's legacy.

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Priorities and Key Actions

Strategy 1: Create, continue, expand, and support Formal Axiology.

  • Gather and preserve information on Formal Axiology.
    • Capture the knowledge and experience of the Wisdom Council.
    • Preserve, organize, and digitize the Archives at University of Tennessee Knoxville.
  • Support continued research on Formal Axiology.
  • Educate more people on Formal Axiology.
  • Promote the practical applications of Formal Axiology.
  • Expand the use of Formal Axiology into more and more fields.

Strategy 2: Create an environment of collaboration, not competition.

  • Build a global network of axiological developers, researchers, and users.
    • Implement collaborative projects and discussions on topics such as politics, spirituality/ministry, social work, education, etc., with a lens of goodness.
  • Facilitate axiological service providers, developers, and researchers working together.
  • Encourage a commitment to making the world better through Formal Axiology.
  • Invite diverse voices into the conversation by conference speakers, board members, committee development, Hartman Happy Hour, etc.
  • Affirm the importance of a diversity of approaches to the formalization, interpretation, and application of Hartman’s theory, and it has no allegiance to any particular business model or organization.

 Strategy 3: Preserve and share Hartman’s vast legacy with the world.

  • Bring to publication Hartman’s vast collection of writings
  • Preserve video, audio, and photo records of Hartman and his teaching
  • Edit and make widely available Hartman’s thought and legacy
  To collect, compile, preserve and protect in unity and solidarity
information concerning and related to  formal and applied axiological value foundations and legacy (value theory) of Robert S. Hartman.
Review Executive Summary of 2021-2022
Priorities and Key Actions