Happiness: Theories of Value

Parsons School of Design: Art and Design History

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Happiness: Theories of Value

Fall 2020

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: Online (DL)

Sync Type: N/A

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Max Enrollment: 20

Add/Drop Deadline: September 14, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 22, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* 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: 1:21pm 10/31/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 9/4/2020 - 12/18/2020