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IDS 300: The Happiness Class: Module 1: What is Happiness?

An interdisciplinary study of the social, psychological, theological, and artistic responses to human happiness and joy, this course explores what it means to flourish. In the course of this study, we will particularly contemplate the role of creativity,

What is Happiness?

Readings

Epicurus, Letter to Menoeceus                                                                                  

Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics

TED: Happy Maps

TED: Measuring What Makes Life Worthwhile

Epicurus on Happiness