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The book is well written and easy to read but I also found it very engaging on an intellectual level.
For some, it will make them think about things in ways they probably never have, for others it will make sense out of things that confused them, for me it did both.
Haidt combines evolutionary and cognitive science, ancient wisdom, and modern psychology to come up with a hypothesis of happiness that makes a great deal of sense.
Aristotle believed that all things in the universe had a telos, or purpose toward which they aimed... Read morePublished 2 days ago by James
A superb book. Runs out of steam a bit in the last two chapters, but for anyone interested in positive psychology, or psychology in general, this book will provide ample cause for... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Mark V. Roberts
The Happiness Hypothesis is a good analysis about the balance of life and about the real meaning of happines sPublished 27 days ago by Gabriela Gutierrez
Just some quick impressions. First, don't be fooled by the mention of "ancient wisdom" in the subtitle. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Comandantecero
This is a refreshing book! It's not a "self-help" book, but rather a book to encourage growth and development. Read morePublished 1 month ago by TNS
I really wanted to like this book more than I did. This book promises an exploration of ancient wisdom through psychology, but what it ultimately delivers is a discussion of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rich
This is one book that was able to fuse together wisdom from the past with the discoveries of today. It is a good guide for those who have gathered knowledge through age and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Happy camper