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May 19th, 2020

From the vaults: The Good Life

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Estimated reading time: 10 minutes

Forum for Philosophy

May 19th, 2020

From the vaults: The Good Life

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Estimated reading time: 10 minutes

Amber Carpenter/ Josh Cohen/ Edward Skidelsky

 


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What makes a life good? Is the good life a happy life? Does the good life name an individual experience or a social goal? And in what ways have changes in our understanding of the human changed the notion of human flourishing? We address the meaning and significance of the ‘good life’ today.

 

Speakers
Amber Carpenter
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Yale-NUS College & Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of York
Josh Cohen
Professor of Modern Literary Theory at Goldsmiths, University of London & Psychoanalyst
Edward Skidelsky
Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Exeter

Chair
Danielle Sands
Lecturer in Philosophy, Royal Holloway, University of London & Fellow, Forum for Philosophy

 

Recorded on 11 May 2015 at the LSE

 

 

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