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Betting on Virtue

Mike W. Martin

in Happiness and the Good Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845217
eISBN:
9780199933068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845217.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

As Rosalind Hursthouse suggests, the virtues are a good bet in pursuing happiness, albeit by no means a sure bet. Specific virtues contribute to happiness in vastly many ways. As a preliminary ... More


Personal and Political

Mike W. Martin

in Happiness and the Good Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845217
eISBN:
9780199933068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845217.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Should laws and government policies be guided by what positive psychologists are discovering about happiness? A number of distinguished thinkers contend that public policy should and will be ... More


The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being

Michael Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199923113
eISBN:
9780190212193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199923113.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Philosophers defend theories of what well-being is but ignore what psychologists have learned about it. And psychologists learn about well-being but lack a theory of what it is. In The Good Life: ... More


Positive Causal Networks and Positive Psychology

Michael A Bishop

in The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199923113
eISBN:
9780190212193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199923113.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that Positive Psychology is the study of the structure and dynamics of positive causal networks (PCNs). There are six lines of evidence for this hypothesis. First, many ... More


Introduction

Michael A Bishop

in The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199923113
eISBN:
9780190212193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199923113.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Philosophers who study well-being appear stuck in a never-ending stalemate. And psychologists who study well-being appear incapable of providing a clear account of their discipline, Positive ... More


Conclusion

Michael A Bishop

in The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199923113
eISBN:
9780190212193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199923113.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter summarizes the three main ideas put forward in this book: the inclusive approach to the study of well-being, the hypothesis that Positive Psychology is the study of the structure and ... More


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