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Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs

English, Cultural, 3 seasons, 32 episodes, 1 day, 1 hour, 19 minutes
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Join world-renowned economist and Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs for lively conversations with the authors of scintillating, inspiring and remarkably important books about history, social justice, and the challenges of building a decent world. Learn more and get involved at bookclubwithjeffreysachs.org. The Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is brought to you by the SDG Academy, an initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Produced by Karena Joslin. Audio editing by Matt Rocker, theme song composed by Matt Rocker, performed by Dave Eggar. A kontentreal production.
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Season 3, Episode 7: Bryan W. Van Norden, Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto

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5/7/202447 minutes, 22 seconds
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Season 2, Episode 13: Richard Layard & Jan-Emmanuel De Neve: Wellbeing, Science and Policy

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and two of the world's leading experts on the economics of wellbeing, Lord Richard Layard and Professor Jan-Emmanuel De Neve to discuss their newest book, Wellbeing: Science and Policy. Together, they examine how wellbeing can be measured and how it can be promoted today and for future generations.What produces a happy life and a happy society? Layard’s and De Neve’s new book offers a systematic exploration that brings together a fascinating and vast body of research in the past 20 years. This thought provoking conversation explores the new science of wellbeing and how it can improve public policies and our lives. The Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is brought to you by the SDG Academy, the flagship education initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Learn more and get involved at bookclubwithjeffreysachs.org.Footnotes:World Happiness ReportWellbeingAristotleNicomachean EthicsHappiness as GDPMartin SeligmanSubjective Happiness ScaleAffective Component of HappinessEudaimoniaNobel Prize Winner Daniel KahnemanStoicism Positive PsychologyCognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)Set point - stable point of genetic disposition Twin studies Mental Health Diagnosis with happinessDiminishing marginal of impact on wellbeingCommunity role in happiness Action for Happiness Movement 
6/13/202348 minutes, 5 seconds