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Happiness : classic and contemporary readings in philosophy

Author: Steven M Cahn; Christine Vitrano
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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Happiness.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608406809
Online version:
Happiness.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608803418
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven M Cahn; Christine Vitrano
ISBN: 9780195321401 0195321405
OCLC Number: 71210344
Description: xi, 272 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part One Historical Sources. The Republic (selections)/Plato --
The Nichomean Ethics (selections)/ Aristotle --
Letter to Menoeceus, Leading Doctrines/ Epicurus --
On the Happy Life (selections)/ Seneca --
The Happy Life (selections)/ Augustine --
Summa Contra Gentiles (selections)/Thomas Aquinas --
Leviathan (selections)/ Thomas Hobbes --
Upon the Love of our Neighbor/ Joseph Butler --
The Sceptic/ David Hume --
An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (selections)/ Jeremy Bentham --
Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals (selections), Critique of Pure Reason (selections)/ Immanuel Kant --
On the Variety and Suffering of Life (selections)/ Arthur Schopenhauer --
Utilitarianism (selections)/John Stuart Mill --
Happiness and Duty/Henry Sidgwick --
On the Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life (selections)/Freidrich Nietzsche --
Forlorness/ Jean-Paul Sartre --
Part Two Contemporary Theories. Pleasure and Happiness/ Wayne Davis --
Why Hedonism is False/ Daniel Haybron --
Attitudinal and Episodic Happiness/ John Kees --
Happiness and Time/ Wladyslaw Tatarkiewicz --
Two Conceptions of Happiness/ Richard Kraut --
Virtue Ethics/ Richard Taylor --
The Experience Machine/ Robert Nozick --
Happiness as Achievement/ Julia Annas --
Virtue and Eudaimonism/ Julia Annas --
Happiness and Immorality/ Steven Cahn and Jeffrie Murphy --
Happiness and Morality/ Christine Vitrano.
Responsibility: edited by Steven M. Cahn and Christine Vitrano.

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A very timely and important contribution for college and university philosophy instructors. * David Elliott, University of Regina * A strength of the volume is the fantastic historical selections the Read more...

 
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