Life Lessons from the World's Greatest Composers

What can a French modernist composer and a sitar-playing Indian rock-star teach us about the science of happiness? What connects a bombastic 19th-century symphony to 2016 research about the psychology of making decisions? This groundbreaking talk from Arthur Brooks, a former professional French hornist turned PhD economist and president of the American Enterprise Institute, offers a tour through timeless compositions from J. S. Bach to Ravi Shankar — and extracts tangible life lessons, hidden inside this beautiful music, that can immediately help us pursue happiness and build more meaningful lives.

Speakers: Arthur Brooks
Festival: Aspen Ideas 2017

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