CLAS 520B (H01) - Classical Society, Politics and Ethics: Happiness and Ancient Views of the Good Life

Hon/Ancient Views of Good Life

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics
Online Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Summer 2022 - Summer Session III (06/06/2022 - 07/29/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 70636
How did the Greeks and Romans define happiness and was happiness considered an essential component of the "good life"? How do ancient concepts of the "good life" influence later views of human flourishing and how do specific historical circumstances alter utopian visions of a life well lived? This course traces the concept of the "good life" from ancient Greece to today and challenges students to create their own vision of a "good life".
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Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc), Honors course
Instructors: Paul Robertson

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
6/6/2022 7/29/2022 MWF 8:10am - 9:00am ONLINE