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Chinese Discourses on Happiness

Gerda Wielander and Derek Hird (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455720
eISBN:
9789888455515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455720.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Contemporary Chinese voices approach the topic of happiness from many diverse positions and perspectives. Happiness, often represented by the Chinese character fu 福‎, is part of the visual propaganda ... More


Happiness and human values in cross-cultural and historical perspective

Cliff Goddard and Anna Wierzbicka

in Words and Meanings: Lexical Semantics Across Domains, Languages, and Cultures

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199668434
eISBN:
9780191748691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668434.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

Although ‘happiness’ is arguably the paramount ideal of Anglo modernity, this chapter shows it to be a culturally and historically contingent construct. It explicates English “happiness concepts” and ... More


The Study of Success and Happiness

Michael B. Kaufman

in Redefining Success in America: A New Theory of Happiness and Human Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226550015
eISBN:
9780226550299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226550299.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 reviews prior research about the relationship between competitive success and long-term happiness, particularly three main lines of investigation in the field known as the scientific study ... More


Normative Implications

Eyal Zamir and Doron Teichman

in Behavioral Law and Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190901349
eISBN:
9780190901387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901349.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the normative implications of the psychological findings documenting deviations from rationality, with particular focus on fundamental issues that cut across different legal ... More


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