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The discovery of happiness

Author: Stuart McCready
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, ©2001.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart McCready
ISBN: 1570716749 9781570716744
OCLC Number: 45446307
Description: 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. In pursuit of happiness: an invitation to discovery / Stuart McCready. --
2. Nirvana and the social order: happiness in Indian philosophy and religion / Daud Ali. --
3. Dao, Confucianism, and Buddhism: happiness in Chinese philosophy and religion / Wang Keping. --
4. Pleasure, happiness, and the good: insights of the Greek philosophers / Stuart McCready. --
5. The soul and the intellect: happiness in medieval philosophy / Sara Sviri. --
6. The Kabbalah and Hasidiam: happiness in Jewish mysticism / Naftali Loewenthal. --
7. Living in the moment: the alchemy of happiness in Sufism / Sara Sviri. --
8. Heavenly bliss and earthly delight: happiness in the Christian Middle ages / Lesley Smith. --
9. In praise of reason: from humanism to Descartes / Jill Kraye. --
10. The greatest happiness of the greatest number: utilitarianism and enlightenment / Geoffrey Scarre. --
11. Personality and happiness: who are the happy people? / Michael Argyle. --
12. Managing good and bad fortune: opportunities for happiness / David Nias. --
13. Strategies for happiness: getting more out of life / David Nias. --
14. Beyond a warm feeling: two more elements of well-being / Sir Anthony Kenny.
Other Titles: Happiness
Responsibility: edited by Stuart McCready.

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