Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A Philosophy of Happiness

Someone once wrote that happiness is serious business. But should happiness be a goal in and of itself, or is it simply a construct for achieving
what we really desire, and helping us in finding our pace in the world?

Woody Allen in Annie Hall, saw the world divided only into the “horrible,” and the “miserable.” What kind of a construct is that? Certainly not the one laid out by philosopher Frederic Lenoir in Happiness: A Philosopher's Guide.

My conversation with Frederic Lenoir: