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Martin, Mike W., 1946-

Happiness and the good life / Mike W. Martin. - New York : Oxford University Press, �2012. - xiii, 230 pages ; 25 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-224) and index.

Loving life -- Valuing happiness -- Betting on virtue -- Authenticity -- Happily self-deceived -- Suffering in happy lives -- Paradoxes of happiness -- Happy to help -- Shared pursuits in love -- Balancing work and leisure -- Simplicity -- Felicity in Frankenstein -- Personal and political.

Martin explores the ways in which happiness interacts with all other dimensions of good lives--in particular with moral decency and goodness, authenticity, mental health, self-fulfillment, and meaningfulness.

9780199845217 0199845212

2011019584

016038731 Uk


Happiness.
Well-being.
Conduct of life.
Conduct of life.
Happiness.
Well-being.

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