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Published: 25 September 2008

376 Pages


ISBN: 9780199545988

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The Pursuit of Unhappiness

The Elusive Psychology of Well-Being

Daniel M. Haybron

  • The latest word on the hot topic of happiness
  • Reveals some surprising facts about our own understanding of ourselves
  • Establishes clear terms of debate for philosophical and other research on happiness
  • Clearly structured explanations of often misunderstood concepts makes it accessible to students and nonspecialists
  • Thoroughly interdisciplinary; engaging literature by psychologists, economists, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists, and neuroscientists