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On quality of life and the pursuit of happiness

Rescher, Nicholas.

On quality of life and the pursuit of happiness

by Rescher, Nicholas.

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Published by Rand Corp. in [Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quality of life.,
  • Happiness.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nicholas Rescher.
    SeriesPaper / Rand -- P-4224, P (Rand Corporation) -- P-4224.
    ContributionsRand Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18554822M

      In , it was declared that we Americans are endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We hear increasingly about the happiness thing, I suspect because we are realizing that a substantial and growing part of our population is denied that unalienable right, not Author: Tim Mckay.   When we think of happiness, we have to admit that our idea is at times worldly and self-centered. Jesus in His Sermon on the Mount showed us that true happiness will elude us, however, if we follow that kind of thinking. And, in the form of a series of promises and challenges, which we have come to know as the Beatitudes, He told us how to find perfect happiness--both here and in the hereafter.

      In McMahon’s book there is a second approach to the pursuit of happiness that is not as obvious and is somewhat counter-intuitive. It is the path of virtue. It is to develop a life of strong character. McMahon says this is more of an age-old approach, “tying happiness to higher things: to God, virtue, or to the right ordering of the soul.”.   Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. In his new book, The Politics of Happiness: I would start by saying that improving the quality .

    Essays on the Principles of Morality and Natural Religion, When Thomas Jefferson asserted the inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness in the Declaration of Independence, he was influenced by the writings of Henry Home, Lord Kames (–). “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” In , the colonist of America fought and gained their freedom from the monarchical British Parliament. As a result, the leaders of our constitution created 10 amendments called the “bill of rights,” which was set to provide fundamental laws to the citizens.


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