The Happiness Hypothesis

The Happiness Hypothesis
Title The Happiness Hypothesis PDF eBook
Author Jonathan Haidt
Publisher Basic Books
Pages 322
Release 2006-12-26
Genre Psychology
ISBN 0465003680

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"The most brilliant and lucid analysis of virtue and well-being in the entire literature of positive psychology. For the reader who seeks to understand happiness, my advice is: Begin with Haidt." —Martin E.P. Seligman, University of Pennsylvania and author of Authentic Happiness The Happiness Hypothesis is a book about ten Great Ideas. Each chapter is an attempt to savor one idea that has been discovered by several of the world's civilizations—to question it in light of what we now know from scientific research, and to extract from it the lessons that still apply to our modern lives and illuminate the causes of human flourishing. Award-winning psychologist Jonathan Haidt shows how a deeper understanding of the world's philosophical wisdom and its enduring maxims—like "do unto others as you would have others do unto you," or "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger"—can enrich and transform our lives.




The Righteous Mind

The Righteous Mind
Title The Righteous Mind PDF eBook
Author Jonathan Haidt
Publisher Vintage
Pages 530
Release 2013-02-12
Genre Psychology
ISBN 0307455777

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The acclaimed social psychologist challenges conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to conservatives and liberals alike—a “landmark contribution to humanity’s understanding of itself” (The New York Times Book Review). Drawing on his twenty-five years of groundbreaking research on moral psychology, Jonathan Haidt shows how moral judgments arise not from reason but from gut feelings. He shows why liberals, conservatives, and libertarians have such different intuitions about right and wrong, and he shows why each side is actually right about many of its central concerns. In this subtle yet accessible book, Haidt gives you the key to understanding the miracle of human cooperation, as well as the curse of our eternal divisions and conflicts. If you’re ready to trade in anger for understanding, read The Righteous Mind.




The Happiness Hypothesis

The Happiness Hypothesis
Title The Happiness Hypothesis PDF eBook
Author Jonathan Haidt
Publisher
Pages 297
Release 2006
Genre Happiness
ISBN 9780434013364

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Every culture rests on a bedrock of folk wisdom handed down through generations. The pronouncements of philosophers are homespun by our grandmothers, and find their way into our common sense: what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Do unto others as you would have done unto you. Happiness comes from within. But are these 'truths' really true? Today many of us seem to prefer to cling to the notion that a little bit more money, love or success will make us truly happy. Are we wrong? In The Happiness Hypothesis, psychologist Jonathan Haidt exposes traditional wisdom to the scrutiny of modern science, delivering startling insights. We learn why constraints are good for us and choice is (sometimes) bad; where true love comes from; why conscious thought is not as important as we might think; and why we yearn to become part of something larger than ourselves.




Moral Child

Moral Child
Title Moral Child PDF eBook
Author William Damon
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Pages 188
Release 2008-06-30
Genre Family & Relationships
ISBN 1439105391

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William Damon offers the first, much-needed overview of the evolution and nurturance of children's moral understanding and behavior from infancy through adolescence, at home and in school. Drawing on the best professional research and thinking, Professor William Damon charts pragmatic, workable approaches to foster basic virtues such as honesty, responsibility, kindness, and fairness—methods that can make an invaluable difference throughout children's lives.




Why Do They Vote That Way?

Why Do They Vote That Way?
Title Why Do They Vote That Way? PDF eBook
Author Jonathan Haidt
Publisher Vintage
Pages 30
Release 2018-10-02
Genre Psychology
ISBN 0525566686

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To understand what drives the rift that divides our populace between liberal and conservative, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has spent twenty-five years examining the moral foundations that undergird and inform two differing world views: the political left and right place different values of importance on order, care, fairness, loyalty, authority, and liberty. From one of our keenest dissectors of moral systems, Why Do They Vote That Way? explains how deeply ingrained moral systems have estranged conservatives and liberals from one another while crossing the political divide in a search for understanding the miracle of human cooperation. A Vintage Shorts Selection. An ebook short.




The Coddling of the American Mind

The Coddling of the American Mind
Title The Coddling of the American Mind PDF eBook
Author Greg Lukianoff
Publisher Penguin
Pages 354
Release 2019-08-20
Genre Social Science
ISBN 0735224919

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New York Times Bestseller • Finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction • A New York Times Notable Book • Bloomberg Best Book of 2018 “Their distinctive contribution to the higher-education debate is to meet safetyism on its own, psychological turf . . . Lukianoff and Haidt tell us that safetyism undermines the freedom of inquiry and speech that are indispensable to universities.” —Jonathan Marks, Commentary “The remedies the book outlines should be considered on college campuses, among parents of current and future students, and by anyone longing for a more sane society.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted down. Students and professors say they are walking on eggshells and are afraid to speak honestly. Rates of anxiety, depression, and suicide are rising—on campus as well as nationally. How did this happen? First Amendment expert Greg Lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt show how the new problems on campus have their origins in three terrible ideas that have become increasingly woven into American childhood and education: What doesn’t kill you makes you weaker; always trust your feelings; and life is a battle between good people and evil people. These three Great Untruths contradict basic psychological principles about well-being and ancient wisdom from many cultures. Embracing these untruths—and the resulting culture of safetyism—interferes with young people’s social, emotional, and intellectual development. It makes it harder for them to become autonomous adults who are able to navigate the bumpy road of life. Lukianoff and Haidt investigate the many social trends that have intersected to promote the spread of these untruths. They explore changes in childhood such as the rise of fearful parenting, the decline of unsupervised, child-directed play, and the new world of social media that has engulfed teenagers in the last decade. They examine changes on campus, including the corporatization of universities and the emergence of new ideas about identity and justice. They situate the conflicts on campus within the context of America’s rapidly rising political polarization and dysfunction. This is a book for anyone who is confused by what is happening on college campuses today, or has children, or is concerned about the growing inability of Americans to live, work, and cooperate across party lines.




SUMMARY - The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth In Ancient Wisdom By Jonathan Haidt

SUMMARY - The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth In Ancient Wisdom By Jonathan Haidt
Title SUMMARY - The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth In Ancient Wisdom By Jonathan Haidt PDF eBook
Author Shortcut Edition
Publisher Shortcut Edition
Pages 35
Release 2021-06-19
Genre Business & Economics
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