Exploring Happiness

From Aristotle to Brain Science

by Sissela Bok

Hardcover, 218 pages, Yale Univ Pr, List Price: $24 | purchase

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Exploring Happiness
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From Aristotle to Brain Science
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Examines the nature of happiness, discussing how it has been treated in philosophy and religion and by the modern disciplines of psychology, economics, and neurocience, and considers the place of indivdual happiness within the context of modern life.