Happiness and the good life / Mike W. Martin.
By: Martin, Mike W.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, �2012Description: xiii, 230 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199845217; 0199845212.Subject(s): Happiness | Well-being | Conduct of life | Conduct of life | Happiness | Well-beingDDC classification: 170/.44 Online resources: ebrary | Oxford Scholarship Online
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|170 TUT Made for goodness : and why this makes all the difference /||170.44 CAV More than money : true stories of people who learned life's ultimate lesson /||170.44 LAM Almost everything : notes on hope /||170.44 MAR Happiness and the good life /||170.44 PAU The last lecture /||170.44 QUI A short guide to a happy life /||170.44 QUI Being perfect /|
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.