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Document Handout 8: The Happiness Arguments in Bk IX, 576–92

An attempt to clarify the three (murky) arguments for the claim that the philosophical life is the happiest. Two passages from Mill.

Plato, Happiness, Pleasure, Mill view
Link Philosophy and the science of human nature

Full course with audio lectures, assignments, lecture notes, video lectures etc.. Explores western philosophy in relation to recent work in...

Plato, Aristotle, Happiness, Flourishing, Morality, Justice, Rawls, Nozick, Mill, Kant, Epictetus view
Link Islamic Perspective: the Pursuit of Happiness

A lecture by Seyyed Hossein Nasr on Happiness and the Attainment of Happiness, part of a series where prominent speakers from different religious...

Islam, Religion, ethics, Sufism, Happiness, Heaven and hell, Felicity view
Link Moral problems and the good life

Full course with lecture notes, assignments etc.. It explores classic texts of western ethics, and enquires into the nature of the good life.

Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, John Stuart Mill, Autonomy, Happiness, Moral integrity view
Link John Conttingham on 'Happiness, God and the Meaning of Life'

2010 Erasmus Lecture given by John Cottingham at Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, February 2010.

meaning of life, Happiness, God, Religion view
Link Ancient Philosophy

Full course with lecture notes, assignments, text analysis presentations and related study materials

Greek philosophy, Plato, Aristotle, Knowledge, immortality, Free will, Socrates, Matter, Soul, Virtue, Justice, Happiness, Death view
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