An honest guide to wellbeing

December 22, 2021 Mark Fabian/Rachel Meager Season 2 Episode 8
An honest guide to wellbeing
Show Notes

The ePODstemology Christmas Special! Popular guest, Bayesian Bae, and all round great person Rachel Meager from the LSE returns to ePODstemology to sit in the host's chair and interview regular host Mark Fabian from Cambridge University. The topic is all things wellbeing. The philosophy of it, the psychology of it, the economics and public policy of it. Why does wellbeing scholarship need to be interdisciplinary? How do we even measure it? What even is wellbeing? Fabian delivers hot takes faster than the New York Times pitchbot, from the importance of self-actualisation to the role of expectations, with sidebars into why tennis ain't what it used to be and why economics is the best social science. It's a festive episode but also an enlightening one. So pop on a Santa hat, sit down with some cocoa, and join the conversation.


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