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The lost art of happiness

Author: Arthur Dobrin
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The key to the good life is compassion. Drawing on recent findings, Dobrin convincingly shows that compassion is built into human nature. When we act upon this inherent moral instinct, individuals find what they want most--to be happy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Dobrin
ISBN: 9781616142551 1616142553
OCLC Number: 635483703
Notes: "Originally printed in Mumbai: Hindi Granth Karyalay, 2007."
Description: 239 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A communion --
Morality and happiness --
The origins of morality --
Family and friends --
Sensual pleasures --
Distant relations --
A labor of love --
Beauty --
Educating for good --
Death and happiness --
Sounds of the heart.
Responsibility: Arthur Dobrin.

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The key to the good life is compassion. Drawing on recent findings, Dobrin convincingly shows that compassion is built into human nature. When we act upon this inherent moral instinct, individuals find what they want most--to be happy.

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