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Practical Happiness

Author : Bob Schultz
ISBN : 1883934133
Genre : Religion
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Practical Happiness offers young men counsel as to how they can find the path that leads to inner joy and lasting contentment. Through short captivating stories, Bob Schultz has crafted a book to lead young men toward a life of contentment that can be found only by seeking the heart of God. Young men will learn that happiness is not found in what they have, where they go or their next exciting adventure, but rather in their attitude and response to life??????especially when things aren't going "their" way. Practical Happiness will light a fire in the hearts of young men, leading them to a life of personal fulfillment as they draw closer to God.
Category: Religion

A Practical Guide To Happiness

Author : Will Buckingham
ISBN : 9781848313637
Genre : Self-Help
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Apply the wisdom of philosophers to become a happier person. What is happiness? What makes you happy?Is there more to life than happiness? Learn to cultivate your taste for pleasure, free yourself from the various disturbances of life, and overcome irrational expectations that cause distress. Go with the flow and rediscover the joy of existence. Filled with exercises, tips and case studies, this Practical Guide will enable you to see happiness in a new light, with the help of the world’s greatest minds
Category: Self-Help

Practical Philosophy Of Happiness

Author : Anton Vetroff
ISBN : 9781905237012
Genre : Philosophy
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The philosophy discussed in this book has helped the author and others find answers to the most fundamental questions of humankind. It is a beautiful recipe on how to make one's life a happier, harmonious and utterly fulfilling experience.
Category: Philosophy

Buddha S Brain Summarized For Busy People The Practical Neuroscience Of Happiness Love And Wisdom

Author : Goldmine Reads
ISBN : 9781387941384
Genre : Religion
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If you want to change your life, start with your brain. Humans have brains, and this includes great teachers from history like Buddha, Gandhi, Jesus, and Mohammed. However, there is something in their brains that enabled them to change the world. New studies in science inform us that our thoughts determine how our brains work and, in understanding this, we learn that we have the power to control our own brains into a more positive state. Using the powers of the mind in order to create happiness, feel love, and learn wisdom can be done through the combination of neuroscience, psychology, and mindfulness practice. Buddha’s Brain shares the wisdom of the Buddhist tradition in gaining this through mindfulness exercises and guided meditations backed by research on how the brain works and how it can be stimulated to create a better quality of life. Through this book, you will be able to take care of your personal growth that will, ultimately, help you change your whole life.
Category: Religion

The Starting Point Of Happiness

Author : Ryuho Okawa
ISBN : 1930051182
Genre : Religion
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According to spiritual teacher, Ryuho Okawa, we can either be attached to acquiring possessions and material goods, or we can seek the true path of happiness - a path paved by a love that gives rather than receives, and which emulates the lives and qualities of great people who have lived with integrity, wisdom and courage. Okawa beautifully illustrates how we can attain happiness and live a purposeful life.
Category: Religion

Practical Reason Aristotle And Weakness Of The Will

Author : Norman O. Dahl
ISBN : 0816612463
Genre : Philosophy
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Practical Reason, Aristotle, and Weakness of the Will was first published in 1984. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. One of the central problems in recent moral philosophy is the apparent tension between the "practical" or "action-guiding" side of moral judgments and their objectivity. That tension would not exist if practical reason existed (if reason played a substantial role in producing motivation) and if recognition of obligation were one of the areas in which practical reason operated. In Practical Reason, Aristotle, and the Weakness of the Will,Norman Dahl argies that, despite widespread opinion to the contrary, Aristotle held a position on practical reason that both provides an objective basis for ethics and satisfies an important criterion of adequacy—that it acknowledges genuine cases of weakness of the will. In arguing for this, Dahl distinguishes Aristotle's position from that of David Hume, who denied the existence of practical reason. An important part of his argument is an account of the role that Aristotle allowed the faculty nous to play in the acquisition of general ends. Relying both on this argument and on an examination of passages from Aristotle's ethics and psychology, Dahl argues that Aristotle recognized that a genuine conflict of motives can occur in weakness of the will. This provides him with the basis for an interpretation that finds Aristotle acknowledging genuine cases of weakness of the will. Dahl's arguments have both a philosophical and a historical point. He argues that Aristotle's position on practical reason deserves to be taken seriously, a conclusion he reinforces by comparing that position with more recent attempts, by Kant, Nagel, and Rawls, to base ethics on practical reason.
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Natural Law And Practical Rationality

Author : Mark C. Murphy
ISBN : 0521802296
Genre : Law
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A defense of a contemporary natural law theory of practical rationality.
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Stoicism And The Art Of Happiness

Author : Donald Robertson
ISBN : 9781473674790
Genre : Self-Help
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The stoics lived a long time ago, but they had some startling insights into the human condition - insights which endure to this day. The philosophical tradition, founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium in 301 BC, endured as an active movement for almost 500 years, and contributions from dazzling minds such as Cicero, Seneca and Marcus Aurelius helped create a body of thought with an extraordinary goal - to provide a rational, healthy way of living in harmony with the nature of the universe and in respect of our relationships with each other. In many ways a precursor to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Stoicism provides an armamentarium of strategies and techniques for developing psychological resilience, while celebrating all in life which is beautiful and important. By learning what stoicism is, you can revolutionise your life and learn how to seize the day, live happily and be a better person. This simple, empowering book shows how to use this ancient wisdom to make practical, positive changes to your life. Using thought-provoking case studies, highlighting key ideas and things to remember and providing tools for self-assessment, it demonstrates that Stoicism is a proven, profound pathway to happiness.
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A Commentary On Kant S Critique Of Practical Reason

Author : Lewis White Beck
ISBN : 0226040755
Genre : Philosophy
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When this work was first published in 1960, it immediately filled a void in Kantian scholarship. It was the first study entirely devoted to Kant's Critique of Practical Reason and by far the most substantial commentary on it ever written. This landmark in Western philosophical literature remains an indispensable aid to a complete understanding of Kant's philosophy for students and scholars alike. This Critique is the only writing in which Kant weaves his thoughts on practical reason into a unified argument. Lewis White Beck offers a classic examination of this argument and expertly places it in the context of Kant's philosophy and of the moral philosophy of the eighteenth century.
Category: Philosophy