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Humanity and happiness

by Georg Brochmann

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Happiness.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated from the Norwegian by Frank G. Nelson. Introd. by Lewis Mumford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1486.S5 B713
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 244 p.
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6067810M
    LC Control Number50005689
    OCLC/WorldCa311416


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"Paul Anand's brilliant book on happiness is also a fine contribution to the ethical foundations of economics. It combines exceptional lucidity with analytical rigour, and shows that the so-called dismal science need not be dismal at all."Cited by: 5. Created by the seventeenth-century philosopher and mathematician Pascal, the essays contained in Human Happiness are a curiously optimistic look at whether humans can ever find satisfaction and real joy in life � or whether a belief in God is a wise gamble at best.

Throughout history, some books have changed the world/5(4). Humanity and happiness by Georg Brochmann. Published by Viking Press in New York. Written in EnglishPages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brochmann, Georg, Humanity and happiness.

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The problem arises when humanity treats these goods as the ultimate good or the path to happiness. The fallen state (original sin from the Garden of Eden) of man is such that he seeks happiness in these inferior, exterior, multiple goods, rather than the one supreme good of God.

In conclusion, according to Aristotle, what is happiness. Happiness is the ultimate end and purpose of human existence; Happiness is not pleasure, nor is it virtue. It is the exercise of virtue. Happiness cannot be achieved until the end of one's life. Hence it is a goal and not a temporary state.

Happiness is the perfection of human nature.