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Happiness and the good life

Author: Mike W Martin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosopher Mike W. Martin here examines the meaning of happiness by connecting it to the philosophical notion of 'the good life'. He explores the ways in which happiness interacts with all other dimensions of good lives.
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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike W Martin
ISBN: 9780199845217 0199845212 9780199845224 0199845220 9780199933068 0199933065
OCLC Number: 779680177
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface ; 1. Loving Life ; 2. Valuing Happiness ; 3. Betting on Virtue ; 4. Authenticity ; 5. Happily Self-Deceived ; 6. Suffering in Happy Lives ; 7. Paradoxes of Happiness ; 8. Happy to Help ; 9. Shared Pursuits in Love ; 10. Balancing Work and Leisure ; 11. Simplicity ; 12. Felicity in Frankenstein ; 13. Personal and Political ; Bibliography ; Index
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This thoughtful, informative book suggests that happiness is one element in a good life, and that it is interwoven with the strands of every other element that constitutes a good life. Martin Read more...

 
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