August 8, 2010
For all the recent research and writing on happiness, studies that synthesize findings from the sciences, social sciences, and humanities have been notably missing, says Sissela Bok.
With that in mind, the acclaimed ethicist and essayist set about preparing an overview of a broad swath of history and disciplines. The result: Exploring Happiness: From Aristotle to Brain Science, due out this month from Yale University Press.
As someone who has pondered