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The Fear of Leisure

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Greenpoint, Brooklyn
113 Franklin St
At Kent St
Brooklyn, New York 11222
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 15
Teacher: Jeanne Proust

What you'll learn in this self improvement class:

Laziness is what we call a thick concept in philosophy: both descriptive, and evaluative. When we call a person lazy, we are not merely trying to objectively pick out a factual behavior. We are judging and indeed, blaming that person's behavior. After exploring bits of history around the idea of laziness and its conceptual cousins like sloth, idleness, or leisure, we will discuss psychological, social, economical and political views that challenge our praising of work over leisure. Why do we despise lazy people? Are there types of laziness we could differentiate? Could we learn how to reevaluate our time by not being so afraid of wasting it?

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Think Olio

Think Olio connects passionate teachers with unique venues and life-long learners

High-level learning shouldn't be confined to universities. Learning in an interactive group setting should be as affordable and accessible as a good meal, a movie, or a museum visit.


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