The pursuit of unhappiness the elusive psychology of well-being by Daniel M. Haybron

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Happiness,
  • Well-being

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementDaniel M. Haybron.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF575.H27 H39 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16871466M
ISBN 109780199545988
LC Control Number2008020987

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