Spreading the Word: What is Happiness?

Happiness is such a widespread, common, almost worn word that we hardly ever stop to think - what does it actually mean? We all feel that it is important to us, at least on some level. After all, it seems strange to imagine someone who actively pursues unhappiness. Yet, happiness is not a simple idea. …

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Why Philosophy?

It is official – I have become a student of philosophy! As of October this year, I am taking an introductory course in philosophy offered by the Open University. It is an absolutely new and exciting adventure for me and I cannot wait to get started, although, I must admit it is also a little …

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