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Academic Insights for the Thinking World

  • Author: Howard Rachlin

If you’re so smart, why aren’t you happy?

‘I know these will kill me, I’m just not convinced that this particular one will kill me.’
–Jonathan Miller to Dick Cavett on his lit cigarette, backstage at the 92nd Street Y in New York

Miller’s problem is actually a practical form of the central problem of ancient Greek philosophy.

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