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Foundations of Freedom Episode 3: Why Do We Have a Right to 'Pursue Happiness'?

October 11, 2023

Why do we have a right to “pursue happiness”? And how have some of the world’s most famous philosophers shaped the way we think about the pursuit of happiness today? In the third installment of the Foundations of Freedom video series, Goldwater Vice President for Legal Affairs Timothy Sandefur discusses where the concept of the “pursuit of happiness” actually came from and why it’s so important to the American way of life.

Each episode of the new Foundations of Freedom series features Sandefur discussing our individual liberties, their philosophical underpinnings, and what they mean to us today:

Watch the third video here, and watch the full Foundations of Freedom series here




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