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A Philosopher’s Guide to Happiness – GI 23 069 (Online)

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16 November 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm GMT

Tutor: Darren Harper BA (Hons) PGCE

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Date: 16 November 2023
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£12.50 – £15.00
Reference Code:
GI 23 069
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


What is happiness?  Is it nothing more than feeling good, which underpins the philosophy of utilitarianism?  Is it merely the temporary cessation of suffering, to fully flourish, or to live the best life we can live?  We will explore these questions in the esteemed company of J. S. Mill, Arthur Schopenhauer and Aristotle.



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About the Speaker

Darren Harper


Darren holds a BA (Hons) English & Creative Writing (1st class), a PGCE in Lifelong Learning, and has been an adult education teacher for 10 years.  In addition to the Guildford Institute, he also teaches residential courses at Dillington House (Somerset), Higham Hall (Cumbria), Knuston Hall (Northamptonshire) and Marlborough College (Wiltshire), as well study days at various independent libraries throughout the UK.  You can find out more at darrenharper.net.  Darren has almost completed his first book, Encounters and Reflections: An Introduction to Philosophy, which will be published in 2022.


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