51 min

Utilitarians/Happiness with Donald Clark Great Minds on Learning

    • Education

 
 
This episode focuses on happiness. Utilitarianism is a strand in philosophy that says the greatest happiness of the greatest number should guide our judgment in all things – including education. But does its modern descendant, positive psychology, place too much trust in looking on the bright side?
 


0:00 - Intro 1:20 - Introducing Utilitarians/Happiness 5:37 - Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) 17:06 - John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) 28:51 - Martin Seligman (1942–) 37:35 - Summing Up


The Blog that started it all:
https://donaldclarkplanb.blogspot.com/2021/09/these-were-written-as-quick-readable.html Bentham bit.ly/3okvNi2 Mill bit.ly/3CYxBRG Seligman bit.ly/2DVc3fw 
Contact Donald
Twitter: @DonaldClark LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/donald-clark-04553022/ Blog: http://donaldclarkplanb.blogspot.com/ Read Donald's latest book, Learning Technology https://www.koganpage.com/product/learning-technology-9781398608740 Contact John Helmer
Twitter: @johnhelmer LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnhelmer/ Website: http://learninghackpodcast.com Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/learninghack

 
 
This episode focuses on happiness. Utilitarianism is a strand in philosophy that says the greatest happiness of the greatest number should guide our judgment in all things – including education. But does its modern descendant, positive psychology, place too much trust in looking on the bright side?
 


0:00 - Intro 1:20 - Introducing Utilitarians/Happiness 5:37 - Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) 17:06 - John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) 28:51 - Martin Seligman (1942–) 37:35 - Summing Up


The Blog that started it all:
https://donaldclarkplanb.blogspot.com/2021/09/these-were-written-as-quick-readable.html Bentham bit.ly/3okvNi2 Mill bit.ly/3CYxBRG Seligman bit.ly/2DVc3fw 
Contact Donald
Twitter: @DonaldClark LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/donald-clark-04553022/ Blog: http://donaldclarkplanb.blogspot.com/ Read Donald's latest book, Learning Technology https://www.koganpage.com/product/learning-technology-9781398608740 Contact John Helmer
Twitter: @johnhelmer LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnhelmer/ Website: http://learninghackpodcast.com Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/learninghack

51 min

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