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Kahneman's “Objective Happiness”

Fred Feldman

in What Is This Thing Called Happiness?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571178
eISBN:
9780191722547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571178.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In ‘Objective Happiness', Daniel Kahneman apparently means to offer an account of the nature of happiness. A person's objective happiness level at a moment (or “instant utility”) is defined as the ... More


Issues in the Psychology of Happiness and Well-Being

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/9780199923113.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Theory and evidence are mutually reinforcing. Evidence shapes our theories. And good theories repay this debt by helping to clarify and resolve methodological and conceptual issues that arise in ... More


Prudential value or well-being

Raffaele Rodogno

in Handbook of Value: Perspectives from Economics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198716600
eISBN:
9780191807572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716600.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Well-being or prudential value is one of the things typically considered when figuring out what options, experiences, pursuits, or kinds of lives to pursue or choose. What’s best for me or in my best ... More


Oneness and Happiness

Philip J. Ivanhoe

in Oneness: East Asian Conceptions of Virtue, Happiness, and How We Are All Connected

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190840518
eISBN:
9780190840549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840518.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter describes in detail the different yet related conceptions of eudaimonia (flourishing, happiness) found in the writings of Kongzi (Confucius), Zhuangzi (a leading Daoist), and the ... More


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