PHL 340: Philosophy of Happiness

Prerequisite: Semester course in Philosophy or permission of instructor

General Education requirement: Cultural & Artistic Literacy

Exploration of historical and contemporary concepts of happiness, as well as causes of happiness. This course examines the nature of happiness, surveying philosophical perspectives on happiness, as well as the likely causes of happiness, utilizing current scientific studies on happiness to help inform the philosophical theories discussed. Insights from positive psychology may also be explored.

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3.00 credits
Section 01: Undergraduate Lecture

Class: #11350

Wed, Sep 2, 2020 - Tue, Dec 8, 2020


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