PHIL 3331 Happiness and the Meaning of Life

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 14.8.
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3 Hours; 3 Credits

Philosophical theories of happiness and of what gives life its meaning. Topics include the role of happiness in the history of ethics; the nature, value, and sources of happiness; current inter-disciplinary empirical research on happiness; a variety of approaches to the philosophical issue of the meaning of life. Classic and contemporary readings.

Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or Core Studies 10 or Core Curriculum 1210 [2.1].

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