LEADING A GOOD LIFE
LEADING AN ETHICAL LIFE
This website presents the general approach to the teaching of Ethics by faculty in the Hofstra University Department of Philosophy. Specific topics and readings may vary somewhat depending on the instructor.
"When people who are tolerably fortunate in their outward lot do not find in life sufficient enjoyment to make it valuable to them, the cause generally is, caring for nobody but themselves."
“[T]he argument concerns no ordinary topic but the way we ought to live.”
Many traditions in philosophy have aimed at helping individuals think deeply about how to live well. With the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Philosophy as a Way of Life Project encourages students to translate philosophical arguments and insights into daily practices. In this course, you will use critical thinking skills in order to understand how living philosophically can…