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Handbook of Eudaimonic Well-Being

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    Chapter 1 The Most Important Idea in the World: An Introduction
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    Chapter 2 The Philosophical Basis of Eudaimonic Psychology
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    Chapter 3 Ethics and Eudaimonic Well-Being
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    Chapter 4 Aristotle on Eudaimonia: On the Virtue of Returning to the Source
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    Chapter 5 Conceptual Challenges for a Science of Eudaimonic Well-Being
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    Chapter 6 Beautiful Ideas and the Scientific Enterprise: Sources of Intellectual Vitality in Research on Eudaimonic Well-Being
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    Chapter 7 Eudaimonia as a Way of Living: Connecting Aristotle with Self-Determination Theory
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    Chapter 8 Internal Motivation, Instrumental Motivation, and Eudaimonia
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    Chapter 9 Eudaimonia and Wisdom
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    Chapter 10 Eudaimonic Growth: The Development of the Goods in Personhood (or: Cultivating a Good Life Story)
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    Chapter 11 Hedonia, Eudaimonia, and Meaning: Me Versus Us; Fleeting Versus Enduring
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    Chapter 12 The Eudaimonics of Positive Emotions
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    Chapter 13 On the Synergy Between Hedonia and Eudaimonia: The Role of Passion
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    Chapter 14 The Eudaimonics of the True Self
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    Chapter 15 Eudaimonic and Hedonic Orientations: Theoretical Considerations and Research Findings
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    Chapter 16 Genes, Environments and Core Features of Eudaimonic Wellbeing
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    Chapter 17 The Feeling of Excellent Functioning: Hedonic and Eudaimonic Emotions
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    Chapter 18 Measuring Eudaimonic Well-Being
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    Chapter 19 Well-Doing: Personal Projects and the Social Ecology of Flourishing
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    Chapter 20 The Eudaimonics of Human Strengths: The Relations Between Character Strengths and Well-Being
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    Chapter 21 The Mind of the “Happy Warrior”: Eudaimonia, Awe, and the Search for Meaning in Life
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    Chapter 22 Heroism and Eudaimonia: Sublime Actualization Through the Embodiment of Virtue
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    Chapter 23 The Eudaimonics of Health: Exploring the Promise of Positive Well-Being and Healthier Living
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    Chapter 24 Eudaimonia, Aging, and Health: A Review of Underlying Mechanisms
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    Chapter 25 Wholeness and Holiness: The Spiritual Dimension of Eudaimonics
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    Chapter 26 Positive Interventions That Erode the Hedonic and Eudaimonic Divide to Promote Lasting Happiness
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    Chapter 27 Eudaimonia and Culture: The Anthropology of Virtue
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    Chapter 28 Eudaimonic Well-being: A Gendered Perspective
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    Chapter 29 Sentimental Hedonism: Pleasure, Purpose, and Public Policy
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    Chapter 30 The Eudemonics of Education
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    Chapter 31 Developing Well-Being and Capabilities as a Goal of Higher Education: A Thought-Piece on Educating the Whole Student
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    Chapter 32 Developing a Eudaimonia Research Agenda in Travel and Tourism
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    Chapter 33 Hedonism, Eudaimonia, and the Serious Leisure Perspective
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    Chapter 34 Eudaimonia and ‘Species Being’: A Marxist Perspective
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    Chapter 35 Socrates’ Dissatisfaction, a Happiness Arms Race, and the Trouble with Eudaimonic Well-Being
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    Chapter 36 Putting Eudaimonia in Its Place
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    Chapter 37 Social Planning Without Bentham or Aristotle: Towards Dignified and Socially Engaged Well-being
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    Chapter 38 The Future of Eudaimonic Well-Being: Subjectivism, Objectivism and the Lump Under the Carpet
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Chapter title
The Most Important Idea in the World: An Introduction
Chapter number 1
Book title
Handbook of Eudaimonic Well-Being
Published by
Springer International Publishing, October 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-42445-3_1
Book ISBNs
978-3-31-942443-9, 978-3-31-942445-3
Authors

Joar Vittersø

Editors

Joar Vittersø

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 19 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 5%
Unknown 18 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 26%
Student > Master 4 21%
Researcher 2 11%
Student > Bachelor 1 5%
Student > Postgraduate 1 5%
Other 2 11%
Unknown 4 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 7 37%
Social Sciences 3 16%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 5%
Arts and Humanities 1 5%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 5%
Other 1 5%
Unknown 5 26%