St. Norbert College Killeen Chair Lecture Series to Feature Daniel Haybron

Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m.

From St. Norbert College, October 25, 2013
by Stefanie Trinkl, stefanie.trinkl@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

The Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy Lecture Series will feature "The Happiness That Matters," presented by Daniel Haybron, associate professor of philosophy at Saint Louis University. The lecture will take place on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Fort Howard Theater, located in the Bemis International Center on the St. Norbert College campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Haybron received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Rutgers University and works in ethics, moral psychology and political philosophy. He is interested in the connection between human nature and the good life. His research focuses mainly on the psychology of well-being and its connections with issues in ethical and political thought, as well as empirical research on well-being. In his lecture, Haybron asks whether the "happiness" researchers study is an important kind of happiness.

The Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy was established in 1984 to bring figures in the fields of theology and philosophy to the St. Norbert College campus. The Killeen Chair draws attention to the importance of theology and philosophy in a Catholic liberal arts education and highlights the commitment of St. Norbert College to provide an education that is personally, intellectually and spiritually challenging. The Killeen Chair is an appropriate way of honoring the late Abbot Sylvester Killeen's many contributions to St. Norbert College, the Norbertine order and the wider community.

For more information, visit http://www.snc.edu/killeen or call 920-403-3932.