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The happiness hypothesis : finding modern truth in ancient wisdom

Author: Jonathan Haidt
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Examines ten ideas from ancient civilizations that still apply to modern life, discussing how each idea originated and what impact it has had on world history and development.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Haidt
ISBN: 9780465028023 0465028020
OCLC Number: 1019522878
Target Audience: Adult; Adult.
Description: xiii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Too much wisdom --
The divided self --
Changing your mind --
Reciprocity with a vengeance --
The faults of others --
The pursuit of happiness --
Love and attachments --
The uses of adversity --
The felicity of virtue --
Divinity with or without God --
Happiness comes from between.
Responsibility: Jonathan Haidt.

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Examines ten ideas from ancient civilizations that still apply to modern life, discussing how each idea originated and what impact it has had on world history and development.

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