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Happiness: a guide to developing life's most important skill

Author: Ricard, Matthieu ; Browner, Jesse, translationPublisher: Atlantic Books, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 281 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 1843545586Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Book Asia Campus
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Print BF575 .H27 R53 2007
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900216676
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Book Europe Campus
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Print BF575 .H27 R53 2007
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Includes bibliographical references

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Happiness A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill Contents Foreword xi Introduction 3 1. Talking About Happiness 17 2. Is Happiness the Purpose of Life? 26 3. A Two-Way Mirror: Looking Within, Looking Without 33 4. False Friends 40 5. Is Happiness Possible? 49 6. The Alchemy of Suffering 59 7. The Veils of the Ego 80 8. When Our Thoughts Become Our Worst Enemies 97 9. The River of Emotion 108 10. Disturbing Emotions: The Remedies 120 11. Desire 137 12. Hatred 146 13. Envy 157 14. The Great Leap to Freedom 160 15. A Sociology of Happiness 169 16. Happiness in the Lab 186 17. Happiness and Altruism: Does Happiness Make Us Kind or Does Being Kind Make Us Happy? 202 18. Happiness and Humility 211 19. Optimism, Pessimism, and Naïveté 215 20. Golden Time, Leaden Time, Wasted Time 227 21. One with the Flow of Time 233 22. Ethics as the Science of Happiness 239 23. Happiness in the Presence of Death 253 24. A Path 258 Afterword 267 Notes 269

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