• Aristotle on happiness: a comparison with Confucius 

    Chang, Lily, 1975- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle defines the highest good for humankind in terms of happiness. The nature of happiness includes intellectual activity, virtuous activity, and friendship; and certain external goods are ...
  • The role of intentions in the pursuit of happiness 

    Ferguson, Yuna L., 1981- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    Are intentions to become happier through interventions helpful or detrimental to the pursuit of happiness? Although Schooler, Ariely, and Lowenstein (2003) suggest that intentionally pursuing happiness is a self-defeating ...