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Happiness, Unhappiness, and Suffering Happiness, Unhappiness, and Suffering

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Hawkins is Associate Research Professor of Philosophy and Trent Scholar in Bioethics at Duke University. In this inaugural workshop, professors from Duke University presented papers in Oxford in June 2015. This talk includes a response by Jeff McMahan. Hawkins is Associate Research Professor of Philosophy and Trent Scholar in Bioethics at Duke University. In this inaugural workshop, professors from Duke University presented papers in Oxford in June 2015. This talk includes a response by Jeff McMahan.

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practical ethics | practical ethics | bioethics | bioethics | happiness | happiness | suffering | suffering | practical ethics | bioethics | happiness | suffering | practical ethics | bioethics | happiness | suffering

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Understanding human pain, suffering and relief through brain imaging

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Using examples from her research, Professor Tracey illustrates some of the exciting developments in brain imaging -seeing exactly how the brain is affected by its environment-and discusses how this research impacts on modern medicine, law and society. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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pain | alumni | anaesthetics | brain | suffering | neuroscience | pain | alumni | anaesthetics | brain | suffering | neuroscience

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Understanding human pain, suffering and relief through brain imaging

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Using examples from her research, Professor Tracey illustrates some of the exciting developments in brain imaging -seeing exactly how the brain is affected by its environment-and discusses how this research impacts on modern medicine, law and society. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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pain | alumni | anaesthetics | brain | suffering | neuroscience | pain | alumni | anaesthetics | brain | suffering | neuroscience

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Understanding human pain, suffering and relief through brain imaging

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Professor Irene Tracey talks about her research into pain through using brain imaging technology to see exactly how the brain is affected by pain while discussing its implications to how we understand pain in society. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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nociception | pain | brain | suffering | imaging | neuroscience | mri | nociception | pain | brain | suffering | imaging | neuroscience | mri | 2009-09-25

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Understanding human pain, suffering and relief through brain imaging

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Using examples from her research, Professor Tracey illustrates some of the exciting developments in brain imaging -seeing exactly how the brain is affected by its environment-and discusses how this research impacts on modern medicine, law and society.

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pain | alumni | anaesthetics | brain | suffering | neuroscience | pain | alumni | anaesthetics | brain | suffering | neuroscience

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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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Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike). For further information see http://ocw.mit.edu/terms/index.htm

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Tending to the elephant

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This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ We have no information about the photographer or where the photographs were taken. We welcome any new information you are able to share. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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fairground | circus | travellingfair | captiveanimal | boots | circusanimal | chain | trunk | giant | humongous | menageries | circusworkers | behindthescenes | documentaryphotography | workingportrait | archivephotograph | elephant | glassslide | newcastleupontyne | discoverymuseum | show | blackandwhite | window | glass | gumboots | coat | hat | shirt | dirt | wrinkles | bowtie | attending | cooperation | timber | tinroof | curtain | grass | woman | man | ribbon | reflection | tree | roofgutter | dressing | performer | captivity | slave | suffering | showbusiness | entertainment | cleanshaven | attachment | controversial | confronting

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Caged lioness

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This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ We have no information about the photographer or where the photographs were taken. We welcome any new information you are able to share. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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fairground | circus | travellingfair | crowd | bars | cage | children | menageries | circusanimal | captivity | controversial | documentaryphotography | archivephotograph | circusworker | entertainment | cagedlioness | caged | lion | animal | fur | glassslide | blackandwhitephotograph | socialhistory | industry | showbusiness | cruelty | sad | poignant | unusual | mysterious | interesting | fascinating | fairgroundscenes | scene | audience | public | people | gathering | spectator | rope | barrier | prison | bar | wall | vent | window | ceiling | components | timber | metal | cap | grain | blur | mark | blackoutline | man | standing | eyes | platform | side | tail | spectacle | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | archives | documentation | depressing | suffering | fabric | crease | shoulder | suit | girl | boy | container

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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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Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike). For further information see https://ocw.mit.edu/terms/index.htm

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