Philosophy 12 Philosophy bites – Happiness

Good morning everyone,

Sorry I have to attend to my son sick at home.

Click the following link to listen to Myles Burnyeat on Aristotle on Happiness.

Aristotle Happiness

After you listen to the podcast, pick 2 of the following questions to answer as a reflection

1- How can we be sure that we are happy?

2- What conditions favour happiness?

3- If money cannot buy happiness can you ever be truly happy with no money?

4- Can one human being be happier than another? (i.e. can happiness be measured?) Explain

5- Can human attain happiness by their own natural powers?

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See you next class on Wednesday!