In Pursuit: Of Happiness and Good Government

In Pursuit: Of Happiness and Good Government

by Charles Murray

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614872597
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc.
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 324
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Prologue ix

PART ONE: "THE HAPPINESS OF THE PEOPLE"
1   Measuring success in Social Policy 3
2   Coming to Terms with Happiness 11

PART TWO: WHEN THERE IS BREAD
3   Enabling Conditions and Thresholds 29
4   Material Resources 38
5   Safety 62
6   Dignity, Self-Esteem, and Self-Respect 86
7   Enjoyment, Self-Actualization, and Intrinsic Rewards 105

PART THREE: TOWARD THE BEST OF ALL POSSIBLE WORLDS
8   Policy and an Idea of Man 133
9   Asking a New Question, Getting New Answers: Evaluating Results 152
10 Asking a New Question, Getting New Answers: Designing Solutions 172
11 Searching for Solutions That Work: Changing the Metaphor 201
12 Little Platoons 228
13 "To Close the Circle of Our Felicities" 260

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