The philosophy of happiness is an umbrella term for the various philosophical
approaches to explaining the nature of happiness, as well as how to attain it.
Jul 6, 2011 ... There are roughly two philosophical literatures on “happiness,” each
corresponding to a different sense of the term. One uses 'happiness' as a ...
We theorize that the key aspect that underlies the boost in happiness is the
orientation to a greater meaning or ultimate purpose in life. Many philosophers
Aug 31, 2011 ... Before we can establish a science of happiness, we must agree on what
happiness means. Philosophy can help.
I live in Massachusetts and the very first day of spring was hailed with so much joy and excitement: everyone was outdoor, laying or running after a ball on the grass, sitting on the porch, crowding the nearby ice-cream shop. For a philosopher it's unavoidable to wonde... More »
Aristotle was a pioneer of the study of human happiness. We describe the core of
his philosophy and theories, based on his writings.
Chapter 1. The Philosophy of Happiness. Aristotle on Happiness. Since the
earliest days of Western thought philosophers have concerned themselves with
Sep 7, 2014 ... <Happiness. Sokrates: What is the true way of life? The philosophy of happiness
deals with the nature of happiness and the ways for attaining ...
Is happiness a mere psychological state? And if so, what's so important about it?
Is there anything more to being happy than just thinking you're happy?
What made him famous was his skilful and relentless focus on one particular
subject: happiness. Previously, philosophers had wanted to know how to be