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What is happiness?

In this discussion, Caleb speaks with Marcus Hedahl, a philosophy professor at the US naval academy.

They discuss happiness, its subjective versus objective nature, the meaning of life, what we can and can't reframe, and much more.

It's an excellent conversation for understanding Stoicism, beginning with its account of happiness.

09:59 The Nature of Happiness

13:57 Is Happiness Something One Can Search For?

22:43 The Happiest Person Marcus Knows

26:36 The Stoic View of Harm

29:11 Stoics Do Not Judge

43:08 Is A Longer Life Better?

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