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Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being.

Author: Michael Bishop
Publisher: Oxford Scholarship Online, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Science and philosophy study well-being with different but complementary methods. Marry these methods and a new picture emerges: To have well-being is to be "stuck" in a positive cycle of emotions,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bishop
ISBN: 0199923116 9780199923113 0190212195 9780190212193 9781322230306 1322230307
OCLC Number: 900709639
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Network Theory of Well-Being ; 2. An Inclusive Approach to the Study of Well-Being ; 3. Positive Causal Networks and the Network Theory of Well-Bein ; 4. Positive Causal Networks and Positive Psychology ; 5. The Case for the Network Theory: An Inference to the Best Explanation ; 6. Issues in the Psychology of Happiness and Well-Being ; 7. Objections to the Network Theory ; 8. Conclusion ; References ; Index


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Bishop (Florida State Univ.) takes a reasoned and calm interdisciplinary look at both attempts, and posits a novel bridge that can serve as a path to continued dialogue This volume is an important Read more...

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