9780300178104

Exploring Happiness : From Aristotle to Brain Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9780300178104

  • ISBN10:

    0300178107

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 7/11/2011
  • Publisher: Yale University Press

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Author Biography

Sissela Bok is Senior Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, and a moral philosopher of international renown. A former member of the Pulitzer Prize Board, Bok is a Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, and sits on the editorial boards of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Common Knowledge, and Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. Her many books include the seminal Lying, Secrets, A Strategy for Peace, Mayhem, and Common Values. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Luckp. 1
Experiencep. 11
Discordant Definitionsp. 35
"On the Happy Life"p. 59
Measurementp. 83
Beyond Temperamentp. 107
Is Lasting Happiness Achievable?p. 132
Illusionp. 155
The Scope of Happinessp. 173
Notesp. 179
Indexp. 203
Acknowledgmentsp. 217
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