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Handbook of Eudaimonic Well-Being

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    Book Overview
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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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Handbook of Eudaimonic Well-Being
Published by
Springer International Publishing, January 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-42445-3
978-3-31-942443-9, 978-3-31-942445-3

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Joar Vittersø

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 147 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 33 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 28 19%
Student > Bachelor 18 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 17 11%
Researcher 7 5%
Other 22 15%
Unknown 24 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 67 45%
Business, Management and Accounting 16 11%
Social Sciences 14 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 4 3%
Sports and Recreations 4 3%
Other 18 12%
Unknown 26 17%