Happiness: Theories of Value

Parsons School of Design: Art and Design History

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Happiness: Theories of Value

Fall 2019

Taught By: Arnold Klein

Section: A

CRN: 2033

Credits: 3

The question of what happiness is, and how the flourishing life may be achieved, has been differently answered by thinkers, for it makes all the difference whether the nature of the good life is conceived in personal, psychological, social or eternal terms. In this course we read four major theories of happiness, with special attention to the relation of happiness to freedom. Pathway: Design Studies.

Open to: All university degree students. Pre-requisites: first-year university writing course and at least one prior history or methods course in art, media, film, or visual culture.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art and Design History (PLAD)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Max Enrollment: 20

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:11pm 8/25/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm

Building: 66 5th Ave

Room: 818

Date Range: 8/30/2019 - 12/13/2019