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Thank you for a great AU 2018! - Acton University 2019: June 18 - 21

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

Session 11
Introductory Course

[This course is now at maximum capacity.]

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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