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E-tapahtumat, Kurssit

Tiedekulma - ANGLES OF HAPPINESS


Järjestäjä:Faculty of social sciences
Paikka:Tiedekulma
Osoite:Helsinki
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Lähde:Tapahtumainfo

Tiedekulma - ANGLES OF HAPPINESS

The aim of this panel is to bring some clarity to the concept of happiness – what distinguishes happiness from other neighboring concepts (good life, life satisfaction, etc?); How is happiness defined in philosophy and social sciences? How do these definitions map onto the general public’s understandings of happiness? Is happiness worth measuring and pursuing? Our panelists include:

The aim of this panel is to bring some clarity to the concept of happiness – what distinguishes happiness from other neighboring concepts (good life, life satisfaction, etc?); How is happiness defined in philosophy and social sciences? How do these definitions map onto the general public’s understandings of happiness? Is happiness worth measuring and pursuing? Our panelists include:

Antti Kauppinen (University of Helsinki): Philosophy perspective – What is happiness?

Frank Martela (Aalto University): The Politics of Happiness – What Makes Nations Happy?

Jennifer de Paola (University of Helsinki): Social psychology perspective – Everyday understanding of happiness

Ilona Suojanen: Under the pressure of happiness