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Wellbeing.

Author: Mark Vernon
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, Aug. 2008.
Series: Art of Living Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Vernon, Mark.
Wellbeing.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Vernon
ISBN: 9781317488637 1317488636
OCLC Number: 843151650
Target Audience: Trade
Description: 1 online resource (152 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: happy yet?; 1. Pleasure and pain; 2. The meaning dimension; 3. Turning to the transcendent; 4. Discerning the mystery; 5. The power of love; Further reading; References; Index.
Series Title: Art of Living Ser.

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Argues that positive psychology has overlooked and sidelined the ancient wisdom on wellbeing, notably from the Greek philosophers. This work shows that wellbeing is not found in a focus on pleasure,  Read more...

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This is an important study that will lead you to question just about everything you hear about 'wellbeing'.A" - Frank Furedi, Professor of Sociology, University of Kent, and author of Therapy Culture Read more...

 
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