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24.02 Moral Problems and the Good Life (MIT) 24.02 Moral Problems and the Good Life (MIT)

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This course will focus on issues that arise in contemporary public debate concerning matters of social justice. Topics will likely include: euthanasia, gay marriage, racism and racial profiling, free speech, hunger and global inequality. Students will be exposed to multiple points of view on the topics and will be given guidance in analyzing the moral frameworks informing opposing positions. The goal will be to provide the basis for respectful and informed discussion of matters of common moral concern. This course will focus on issues that arise in contemporary public debate concerning matters of social justice. Topics will likely include: euthanasia, gay marriage, racism and racial profiling, free speech, hunger and global inequality. Students will be exposed to multiple points of view on the topics and will be given guidance in analyzing the moral frameworks informing opposing positions. The goal will be to provide the basis for respectful and informed discussion of matters of common moral concern.

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pleasure | pleasure | desire | desire | satisfaction | satisfaction | objectivity | objectivity | environmentalism | environmentalism | animal rights | animal rights | immortality | immortality | egoism | egoism | skepticism | skepticism | relativism | relativism | toleration | toleration | utilitarianism | utilitarianism | deontology | deontology | virtue | virtue | moral theory | moral theory | global justice | global justice | equality | equality | social justice | social justice | race | race | gender | gender | poverty | poverty | sex | sex | welfare | welfare | freedom | freedom | death penalty | death penalty | gay marriage | gay marriage | sexuality | sexuality | pornography | pornography | free speech | free speech | hate speech | hate speech

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Boyne Valley: Lake House, Boyne Valley, Co. Louth Boyne Valley: Lake House, Boyne Valley, Co. Louth

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robertfrench | robertfrench | williamlawrence | williamlawrence | lawrencecollection | lawrencecollection | lawrencephotographicstudio | lawrencephotographicstudio | thelawrencephotographcollection | thelawrencephotographcollection | glassnegative | glassnegative | nationallibraryofireland | nationallibraryofireland | canal | canal | boats | boats | steampropulsion | steampropulsion | pleasurecraft | pleasurecraft | lock | lock | cottage | cottage | posing | posing | boynevalley | boynevalley | colouth | colouth | ireland | ireland | rˇsnarigh | rˇsnarigh | boynenavigation | boynenavigation | steamlaunch | steamlaunch | charlieallnut | charlieallnut | whatatimewevehadrosiewhatatime | whatatimewevehadrosiewhatatime | africanqueen | africanqueen | rosnaree | rosnaree | lakehouse | lakehouse

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24.02 Moral Problems and the Good Life (MIT) 24.02 Moral Problems and the Good Life (MIT)

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This course will focus on issues that arise in contemporary public debate concerning matters of social justice. Topics will likely include: euthanasia, gay marriage, racism and racial profiling, free speech, hunger and global inequality. Students will be exposed to multiple points of view on the topics and will be given guidance in analyzing the moral frameworks informing opposing positions. The goal will be to provide the basis for respectful and informed discussion of matters of common moral concern. This course will focus on issues that arise in contemporary public debate concerning matters of social justice. Topics will likely include: euthanasia, gay marriage, racism and racial profiling, free speech, hunger and global inequality. Students will be exposed to multiple points of view on the topics and will be given guidance in analyzing the moral frameworks informing opposing positions. The goal will be to provide the basis for respectful and informed discussion of matters of common moral concern.

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pleasure | pleasure | desire | desire | satisfaction | satisfaction | objectivity | objectivity | environmentalism | environmentalism | animal rights | animal rights | immortality | immortality | egoism | egoism | skepticism | skepticism | relativism | relativism | toleration | toleration | utilitarianism | utilitarianism | deontology | deontology | virtue | virtue | moral theory | moral theory | global justice | global justice | equality | equality | social justice | social justice | race | race | gender | gender | poverty | poverty | sex | sex | welfare | welfare | freedom | freedom | famly | famly | vengeance | vengeance | retribution | retribution | reform | reform | punishment | punishment | prison | prison | body | body | Michel Foucault | Michel Foucault | John Stuart Mill | John Stuart Mill | death penalty | death penalty | gay marriage | gay marriage | sexuality | sexuality

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ES.S60 The Art and Science of Happiness (MIT) ES.S60 The Art and Science of Happiness (MIT)

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This seminar looks at current theories on happiness and positive psychology as well as practical implications of those theories for our own lives. It explores the concept of happiness, different cultural definitions of happiness, and the connection between happiness, optimism, and meaning. Also explored are practical strategies for creating more opportunities for happiness in our lives and for learning how to deal more effectively with sources of unhappiness. This seminar is part of the Experimental Study Group at MIT. This seminar looks at current theories on happiness and positive psychology as well as practical implications of those theories for our own lives. It explores the concept of happiness, different cultural definitions of happiness, and the connection between happiness, optimism, and meaning. Also explored are practical strategies for creating more opportunities for happiness in our lives and for learning how to deal more effectively with sources of unhappiness. This seminar is part of the Experimental Study Group at MIT.

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happiness | happiness | positive psychology | positive psychology | optimism | optimism | gratitude | gratitude | pleasure | pleasure | cognitive style | cognitive style | pessimism | pessimism | sadness | sadness | depression | depression | unhappiness | unhappiness | suffering | suffering | relationships | relationships | wellness | wellness | flow | flow | values | values | meaning | meaning

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ES.S60 The Art and Science of Happiness (MIT)

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This seminar looks at current theories on happiness and positive psychology as well as practical implications of those theories for our own lives. It explores the concept of happiness, different cultural definitions of happiness, and the connection between happiness, optimism, and meaning. Also explored are practical strategies for creating more opportunities for happiness in our lives and for learning how to deal more effectively with sources of unhappiness. This seminar is part of the Experimental Study Group at MIT.

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happiness | positive psychology | optimism | gratitude | pleasure | cognitive style | pessimism | sadness | depression | unhappiness | suffering | relationships | wellness | flow | values | meaning

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24.02 Moral Problems and the Good Life (MIT)

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This course will focus on issues that arise in contemporary public debate concerning matters of social justice. Topics will likely include: euthanasia, gay marriage, racism and racial profiling, free speech, hunger and global inequality. Students will be exposed to multiple points of view on the topics and will be given guidance in analyzing the moral frameworks informing opposing positions. The goal will be to provide the basis for respectful and informed discussion of matters of common moral concern.

Subjects

pleasure | desire | satisfaction | objectivity | environmentalism | animal rights | immortality | egoism | skepticism | relativism | toleration | utilitarianism | deontology | virtue | moral theory | global justice | equality | social justice | race | gender | poverty | sex | welfare | freedom | famly | vengeance | retribution | reform | punishment | prison | body | Michel Foucault | John Stuart Mill | death penalty | gay marriage | sexuality

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Enjoying the Hoppings

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thehoppings | newcastletownmoor | newcastleupontyne | festival | funfair | children | childhood | slides | sliding | fun | carefree | enjoyment | fairground | ride | amusement | joy | pleasure | entertainment | leasure | event | fascinating | unusual | interesting | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | socialhistory | archives | fair | land | temperancefestival | 1882 | festivities | summerracemeeting | gosforthpark | sky | standing | slope | panel | bar | rail | sign | letters | signage | board | cloth | strap | handle | stripes | gloss | reflection | shine | shadow | daylight | laughter | seated | crease | shirt | trousers | hair | fence | blur | pole | curve

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Enjoying the Hoppings

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Children enjoying a slide at the Hoppings on Newcastle Town Moor, June 1973 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/61856F). The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spanning around 40 acres of land. The Hoppings started out as a Temperance Festival in 1882, when Newcastle Temperance organisations decided to revive the annual gatherings that they had previously held, but included different festivities to coincide, to counter-attract the 'Summer Race Meeting' at Gosforth Park, which was seen as a source of drunkenness. It proved to be a great success and the fair is still being enjoyed to this very day. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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thehoppings | newcastletownmoor | newcastleupontyne | festival | funfair | children | childhood | slides | sliding | fun | carefree | enjoyment | fairground | ride | amusement | joy | pleasure | entertainment | leasure | event | fascinating | unusual | interesting | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | socialhistory | archives | fair | land | temperancefestival | 1882 | festivities | summerracemeeting | gosforthpark | sky | standing | slope | panel | bar | rail | sign | letters | signage | board | cloth | strap | handle | stripes | gloss | reflection | shine | shadow | daylight | laughter | seated | crease | shirt | trousers | hair | fence | blur | pole | curve

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Roker and Seaburn, 18th June 1970

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Station Road and Sea Road bisect this photograph, leading to the coast. The pleasure park, with ?the only scenic railway in the north-east? can be just made out on the upper left, with Roker Park on the right, below the North Pier. Reference:TWAS: DT.TUR.7.27 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number

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aerialviews | aerialphotographs | tyneandwear | rokerseaburn1970station | roadsea | roadcoastpleasure | parkrailwayroker | parknorth | piermuseumtwamtyne | wear | archives | museums | turner | blackwhitephotos

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24.02 Moral Problems and the Good Life (MIT)

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This course will focus on issues that arise in contemporary public debate concerning matters of social justice. Topics will likely include: euthanasia, gay marriage, racism and racial profiling, free speech, hunger and global inequality. Students will be exposed to multiple points of view on the topics and will be given guidance in analyzing the moral frameworks informing opposing positions. The goal will be to provide the basis for respectful and informed discussion of matters of common moral concern.

Subjects

pleasure | desire | satisfaction | objectivity | environmentalism | animal rights | immortality | egoism | skepticism | relativism | toleration | utilitarianism | deontology | virtue | moral theory | global justice | equality | social justice | race | gender | poverty | sex | welfare | freedom | death penalty | gay marriage | sexuality | pornography | free speech | hate speech

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Courtown Harbour, Co. Wexford

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robertfrench | williamlawrence | lawrencecollection | lawrencephotographicstudio | thelawrencephotographcollection | glassnegative | nationallibraryofireland | courtownharbour | courtown | cowexford | harbour | boats | masts | pleasureboats | beach | sunseasand | dunes | bailenac˙irte | countywexford | pier | explore

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