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  • Five Ancient Secrets to Modern Happiness

    At the Yale Presidential Inauguration Symposia on October 12th 2013, Tamar Gendler, Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Psychology and Chair of Philosophy at Yale University, presented a lecture entitled, "Five Ancient Secrets to Modern Happiness". What are the secrets to au...

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    December 20, 2013

  • The Happiness of Pursuit: Machineries of Joy

    In this July 31, 2013 lecture, Cornell psychology professor Shimon Edelman talks about happiness--its evolutionary basis, cognitive mechanisms, and social dynamics--and offers some thoughts about what can and should be done to promote it. Sponsored by the School of Continuing Education and Summe...

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    December 18, 2013

  • Happiness and Ultimate Good with Peter Singer

    There is widespread agreement that happiness is good, but is it the sole ultimate good? Princeton University Professor Peter Singer explores arguments for and against such a conclusion. He considers the implications for public policy that take happiness as one of the most important goods that ind...

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    November 27, 2013