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1 Inglese Lezioni 18-20

2 Lezioni /3/14

3 Three theories (from SEP) Hedonists identify happiness with the individual's balance of pleasant over unpleasant experience (Sen, Kanheman) Life satisfaction theories identify happiness with having a favorable attitude toward one's life as a whole. This basic schema can be filled out in a variety of ways, but typically involves some sort of global judgment: an endorsement or affirmation of one's life as a whole (Nozick) Continua...

4 the emotional state view, departs from hedonism in a different way: instead of identifying happiness with pleasant experience, it identifies happiness with an agent's emotional condition as a whole.[7] This includes nonexperiential aspects of emotions and moods (or perhaps just moods), and excludes pleasures that don't directly involve the individual's emotional state. It might also include a person's propensity for experiencing various moods, which can vary over time. Happiness on such a view is more nearly the opposite of depression or anxiety—a broad psychological condition—whereas hedonistic happiness is simply opposed to unpleasantness. (Haybron)

5 Nozick on happiness p types of happiness emotion: 1) happy that s.t. is the case 2) feeling your life is good now 3) being satisfied with your life as a whole P. 114: 4) happiness as having a happy mood READ p. 108 a p. 108 a, b p. 109 a

6 happy that s.t. is the case p. 108 b

7 feeling your life is good now p. 108 c p. 109 a

8 being satisfied with your life as a whole pp a p. 111 a: again the importance of the connection with reality 112 a 113 a 113 b

9 Lezione 20 – 25/3/14

10 Conferenza di N. L. Oaklander,"Temporal phenomenology and the ontology of time" – Venerdì 9 Maggio ore 15

11 happiness as having a happy mood p. 114 a

12 secret of happiness? 114 b 115 a, b, c


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