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Happiness and the good life /

by Martin, Mike W.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, �2012Description: xiii, 230 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780199845217; 0199845212.Subject(s): Happiness | Well-being | Conduct of life | Conduct of life | Happiness | Well-beingOnline resources: ebrary | Oxford Scholarship Online
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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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.

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