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Translating happiness : a cross-cultural lexicon of well-being

Author: Tim Lomas
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Western psychology is rooted in the philosophies and epistemologies of Western culture. But what of concepts and insights from outside this frame of reference? Certain terms not easily translatable into English - for example, nirvāṇa (from Sanskrit), or agápē (from Classical Greek), or turangawaewae (from Māori) - are rich with meaning but largely unavailable to English-speaking students and seekers of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Lomas
ISBN: 9780262037488 0262037483
OCLC Number: 1002293875
Description: xv, 223 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Mapping Well-Being --
Feelings --
Relationships --
Development --
A Map of Well-Being.
Responsibility: Tim Lomas.

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How embracing untranslatable terms for well-being--from the Finnish sisu to the Yiddish mensch--can enrich our emotional understanding and experience.  Read more...

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