The Conquest of Happiness

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Routledge, 2006 - Happiness - 183 pages

The Conquest of Happinessis Bertrand Russellā€™s recipe for good living. First published in 1930, it pre-dates the current obsession with self-help by decades. Leading the reader step by step through the causes of unhappiness and the personal choices, compromises and sacrifices that (may) lead to the final, affirmative conclusion of ā€˜The Happy Manā€™, this is popular philosophy, or even self-help, as it should be written.

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Contents

Causes of Unhappiness
2
Causes of Happiness
96

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Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). A celebrated mathematician and logician, Russell was and remains one of the most genuinely widely read and popular philosophers of modern times.

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