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The happiness hypothesis : finding modern truth in ancient wisdom / Jonathan Haidt.

Haidt, Jonathan. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lackawanna County Library System.

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Dalton Community Library 170 HAIDT (Text) 50689010230075 Stacks Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780465028016 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0465028012 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780465028023 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0465028020 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2006]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-289) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: too much wisdom -- The divided self -- Changing your mind -- Reciprocity with a vengeance -- The faults of others -- The pursuit of happiness -- Love and attachments -- The uses of adversity -- The felicity of virtue -- Divinity with or without God -- Happiness comes from between -- Conclusion: on balance.
Summary, etc.:
Explores ten great insights about man, the purpose of life, and happiness selected from diverse traditions and uses current scientific research to question and discuss the ideas.
Subject: Happiness.
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