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Panel Discussion on “Happiness and Wellbeing”

12 February 2015, 6:15 pm7:45 pm

Dr. Saamdu Chetri (Bhutan Gross National Happiness Centre): “Empowering society with GNH”

Prof. Paul Anand (Economics, Open University): “Multi-dimensional Wellbeing for the Assessment of Progress”

Dr. Alex Voorhoeve (Philosophy, LSE): “Why Happiness is not the End”

Chair: Prof. Richard Bradley

On 12 February the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, together with the LSE Choice Group, will host a panel discussion on the topic of happiness and wellbeing. Dr Saamdu Chetri, Executive Director of Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness Centre will join economist Paul Anand and philosopher Alex Voorhoeve to explore the policy significance of happiness as well as the question of how it can be measured and acted on.

A podcast of this event is available here.

Details

Date:
12 February 2015
Time:
6:15 pm – 7:45 pm
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Organiser

Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method
Email:
philosophy-dept@lse.ac.uk

Venue

CLM 5.02
Clement House, Aldywch
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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