Episode 47 How and How Not to Be Happy with J. Budziszewski


Now that the Covid-19 restrictions are being lifted, people are likely thinking they can get back to pursuing happiness. But what is happiness and how does one go about attaining it? In his new book, How and How Not to Be Happy, J. Budziszewski applies his lifetime of study to answering those questions, while refuting several myths about human happiness along the way.

Guest bio:

J. Budziszewski is a professor of government and philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also teaches a few courses in religious studies and the School of Law. Married for almost five decades, a teacher for almost four, he has several grown children and a clutch of grandchildren. A former atheist who once denied not only the reality of God but also the reality of good and evil, he is a convert to Catholicism who worships and teaches adult confirmation classes at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Austin, Texas.

His website is undergroundthomist.org.

Book discussed:

How and How Not to Be Happy

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