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Happiness Paradox

Author: Ziyad Marar
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2004.
Series: Focus on contemporary issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Examines the modern obsession with the pursuit of happiness.

The dream of a happy life has preoccupied thinkers since Plato, and in modern times it has become one of the signature tunes of our age - the rise of therapists, gurus, New Age cults and the use of Prozac are familiar indicators of how ubiquitous the purs.

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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ziyad Marar
ISBN: 1861896085 9781861896087
OCLC Number: 731331091
Description: 1 online resource (210 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover --
Imprint page --
Contents --
Introduction --
1 Happiness: A Brief History --
2 Feeling Free --
3 Feeling Justified --
4 Love --
5 Work --
6 Living with Paradox --
References --
Acknowledgements.
Series Title: Focus on contemporary issues.
Responsibility: Ziyad Marar.

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