A Philosopher's Guide

Book - 2015
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A huge bestseller in Europe, Frederic Lenoir's Happiness is an exciting journey that examines how history's greatest philosophers and religious figures have answered life's most fundamental question: What is happiness and how do I achieve it? From the ancient Greeks on--from Aristotle, Plato, and Chuang Tzu to the Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad; from Voltaire, Spinoza, and Schopenhauer to Kant, Freud, and even modern neuroscientists--Lenoir considers the idea that true and lasting happiness is indeed possible.
Publisher: Brooklyn : Melville House, ©2015.
ISBN: 9781612194394
Characteristics: vi, 199 pages ;,22 cm


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Dec 17, 2016

How to find happiness is directed at a western educated audience, not philosophy students. The author lets down his hair and shares with the reader what some big names-- such as Socrates, Jesus and Schopenhauer-- have said about the pursuit of happiness. What science says is also considered. The final chapters reveal the author's personal choice, Spinoza and Ma Anandamayi.

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