Happiness

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In Book I of the Ethics, Aristotle explains that there is much dispute about the nature of happiness, which many people consider to be a life of pleasure, wealth, or honor. Aristotle examines these popular opinions as he works toward the true definition of happiness.

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Larry P. Arnn is the twelfth president of Hillsdale College, where he is also a professor of politics and history. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from the Claremont Graduate School.