Happiness and Well-Being: a one-day workshop – Philosophy, Politics & Economics

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Happiness and Well-Being: a one-day workshop

October 14

Bringing together three experts on the nature of happiness and well-being — Marc Fleurbaey (Princeton University), Carol Graham (the Brookings Institute), Dan Russell (University of Arizona) — this one-day workshop is designed to bring participants up to speed on current research and issues in understanding the nature of happiness and well-being. No specific background presupposed.

Open and free to all.
Lunch and reception provided.

Registration is required.

This Philosophy, Politics & Economics event is co-sponsored by the Parr Center for Ethics, the Institute for Humane Studies, and the Templeton Foundation.

 

 

AGENDA

HAPPINESS & WELL-BEING: a one-day workshop

Hyde Hall University Room, UNC Chapel Hill

 

9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

 

9:30 am

Opening Remarks

Sean Denney and Geoff Sayre-McCord

 

9:45 am

Approaches to well-being: ethical and measurement issues,”

Marc Fleurbaey

 

11:15 am

Unequal Hopes, Happiness, and Lifespans in the U.S.: Some Insights from the New Science of Well-Being

Carol Graham

 

12:30 pm

Lunch

 

1:30 pm

What We Don’t Know about Happiness: The Case of the Last Dollar Earned

Dan Russell

 

3:00 pm

Speaker Panel

Carol Graham, Marc Fleurbaey, Dan Russell

 

4:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Sean Denney and Geoff Sayre-McCord

 

4:30 pm

Reception

Details

Date:
October 14

Organizer

Geoff Sayre-McCord