Quiz LibraryA history of the philosophy of happiness
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Concepts covered:philosophy of happiness, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Socratic method
The video explores the history of the philosophy of happiness, delving into various ideas proposed over the years by philosophers like Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and more. It discusses different philosophical approaches to happiness, from the Socratic method to the Stoic movement, highlighting the evolution of thought on happiness through the ages.
Table of Contents1.Exploring Philosophical Ideas on Happiness and Virtue2.Exploring the Romantic Period through Goethe's Works3.Striving Towards a Future State: Insights from Philosophers
Exploring Philosophical Ideas on Happiness and Virtue
Concepts covered:happiness, virtue, philosophy, Socratic method, utilitarianism
The chapter delves into various philosophical perspectives on achieving happiness and living a virtuous life, tracing the evolution of ideas from Socrates to John Stuart Mill. It discusses concepts such as the Socratic method, Stoicism, utilitarianism, and the pursuit of individual authenticity.
Question 1
How would you apply Plato's eudaimonia?
Question 2
What was Socrates' main method of teaching?
Question 3
What was one of Socrates' famous sayings?
Question 4
What did Plato found in Athens?
Exploring the Romantic Period through Goethe's Works
Concepts covered:Goethe, Romantic Period, The Sorrows of Young Werther, Werther effect, inner experiences
Goethe, known for his iconic tale of a man selling his soul to the devil, also penned 'The Sorrows of Young Werther' in 1774, influencing a rise in suicides known as the 'Werther effect'. The Romantic Period saw artists aiming to bridge the gap left by science, emphasizing inner experiences and new forms of art.
Question 5
What did the Romantic Movement aim to fill?
Question 6
How did B present his music?
Question 7
How were artists viewed during the Romantic Period?
Striving Towards a Future State: Insights from Philosophers
Concepts covered:Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud, evolutionary psychology, remembering self
The chapter discusses the philosophical ideas of Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud, and others, emphasizing the pursuit of a future ideal state, the concept of self-creation, and the impact of blame culture on happiness. It also explores the shift towards evolutionary psychology and the importance of nurturing the remembering self for long-term well-being.
Question 8
What philosophy might help modern life?
Question 9
What modern idea contrasts with Marx's view on work?
Question 10
What did the New Thought movement promote?

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