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Thank you for a great AU 2017! - Acton University 2018: June 19 - 22

What Happiness Is and Isn’t: Insights from Thomas Aquinas

Session 11
Introductory Course

Survey researchers ask people what happiness and ultimate purpose are. But do people know? Perhaps a bit of philosophy is needed here. Fortunately, the great thinker Thomas Aquinas has analyzed happiness in detail, exploding myths about it (for example that happiness is the same as pleasure) and asking what it is in itself (both in this world and the next).

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