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13 July 2011

The Pursuit of Happiness

For the week of July 17th, 2011

Guest: Valerie Tiberius, Philosophy Professor at the University of Minnesota and author of The Reflective Life: Living Wisely With Our Limits

Issues: How personal limitations affect our ability to reflect accurately on our lives; The conflict between rational thought and emotional impulses; Pursuing your values as a means to happiness; The “Defining Wisdom” project; The role of reflection in living a good life; Can we learn to be better decision makers?; Healthy and unhealthy self-deception; using friends to better know ourselves

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