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  • Almeder, R. (2000). Human Happiness and Morality. Buffalo, NY: Promethus Press.
  • Annas, J. (1993). The Morality of Happiness. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Belliotti, R. A. (2004). Happiness is Overrated. New York: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Bruni, L., Porta, P. L. (Eds.). (2005). Economics and happiness. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Bruni, L., Porta, P. L. (Eds.). (2007). Handbook on the economics of happiness. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Cahn, S. M. and Vitrano, C., eds. (2008). Happiness: Classical and Contemporary Readings in Philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Carson, T. L. (2000). Value and the Good Life. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.
  • Crips, R. and Hooker, B., eds. (2000). Well-Being and Morality. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Easterbrook, G. (2003). The progress paradox: How life gets better while people feel worse. New York: Random House.
  • Easterlin, R. A., ed. (2002). Happiness in economics. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.
  • Ebenstein, A. O. (1991). The Greatest Happiness Principle: An Examination of Utilitarianism. New York: Garland.
  • Elster, Jon & Roemer, John E. (Eds.) (1991). Interpersonal comparisons of well-being. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.
  • Eysenck, M. W. (1990). Happiness: Facts and myths. Hove, East Sussex: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates).
  • Feinberg, J. ed. (1992). Freedom and Fulfillment. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Feldman, F. (1997). Utilitarianism, Hedonism, and Desert. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Feldman, F. (2004). Pleasure and the good life. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Feldman, F. (2008). The pursuit of unhappiness. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Feldman, F. (2010). What is this thing called happiness? New York: Oxford Press.
  • Foot, P. (2001). Natural Goodness. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Frank, R. (2007). Falling behind: How rising inequality harms the middle class. Berkeley, CA US: University of California Press.
  • Frey, B. (2008). Happiness: A revolution in economics. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Frey, B. S. and Stutzer, A. (2002). Happiness and Economics. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Gewirth, A. (1998). Self-Fulfillment. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Graham, C., & Lora, E. (2002). Happiness and hardship: Opportunity and insecurity in new market economies. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution Press.
  • Graham, C. (2010). Happiness around the world: The paradox of happy peasants and miserable millionaires. New York: Oxford University Press
  • Green, F. (2006). Demanding work: The paradox of job quality in the affluent economy. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Griffin, J. (1986). Well-Being: Its Meaning, Measurement, and Moral Importance. Oxford: Claredon Press.
  • Gotz, I. (1995). Conceptions of happiness. Lantham: University Press of America.
  • Haidt, J. (2006). The Happiness Hypothesis. New York: Basic Books.
  • Haybron, Daniel M. (2008), The pursuit of unhappiness: The elusive psychology of well-being. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Houston, J. P. (1981). The pursuit of happiness. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman.
  • Huppert, F., Baylis, N., & Keverne, B. eds. (2005). The science of well-being Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Irvine, W. (2009). A guide to the good life: The ancient art of stoic joy. New York, NY US: Oxford University Press.
  • Jones, H. M. (1953). The pursuit of happiness. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Jost, L. J. and Shiner, R. A., (Eds). (2003). Eudomania and Well-Being: Ancient and Modern Conceptions. Kelowna, British Columbia: Academic Printing and Publishing.
  • Kasser, T. (2002). The high price of materialism. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Kasser, T., & Kanner, A. D. (2004). Psychology and consumer culture: the struggle for a good life in a materialistic world. Washington DC: American PSychological Association.
  • Kellert, S. R. and E. O. Wilson (1993). The Biophilia Hypothesis. Washington, DC: Island Press.
  • Kenny, A. and Kenny C. (2006). Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Utility. Charlottesville, Virginia: Imprint Academic.
  • Layard, R. (2005). Happiness New York: Penguin Press.
  • Layard, R. (2007). Happiness: Lessons from a new science. New York: The Penguin Press.
  • Lebergott, S. (1993). Pursuing Happiness: American Consumers in the Twentieth Century. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • McGill, V. J. (1967). The idea of happiness. New York: Praeger.
  • McMahon, D. M. (2006). Happiness: A history. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.
  • Michalos, A. (2003). Essays on the quality of life. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • Morris, D. (2004). The nature of happiness. Little Books Limited.
  • Nettle, D. (2005). Happiness: The science behind your smile. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Nussbaum, M. C. & Sen, A. , (Eds). (1993). The quality of life. Clarendon Press.
  • Nussbaum, M. (2000). Women and human development: The capabilities approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Offer, A. ed. (1996). In pursuit of the quality of life. Clarendon Press.
  • Paul, E. F., Miller, F. D., and Paul, J., (Eds). (1999). Human flourishing. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Paul, E. F., Miller, Jr., F. D., and Paul, J. (1992). The good life and the human good. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Schumaker, J. F. (2007). In search of happiness: Understanding an endangered state of mind. Westport: Praeger Publishers.
  • Russell, B. (1930). The conquest of happiness. London: George Allen and Unwin.
  • Schoch, R. (2006a). The secrets of happiness. Three thousand years of searching for the good life. London: Profile Books.
  • Scitovsky, T. (1976). The joyless economy: The psychology of human satisfaction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Saris, W. E., Veenhoven, R., Scherpenzeel, A. C., & Bunting, B. (Eds.) (1995). A comparative study of satisfaction with life in Europe. Budapest, Hungary: Eotvos University Press.
  • Sen, A. (1970). Collective choice and social welfare. San Francisco: Holden-Day.
  • Sen, A. (1992). Inequality re-examined. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Sen, A. (1999). Development as freedom. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Sen, A., & Williams, B. (1982). Utilitarianism and beyond. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Smart, J., & Williams, B. (1973). Utilitarianism for and against. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Sumner, L.W. (1976). Analysis of happiness. Translated from the Polish by E. Rothert and D. Zielinskn, Vol. 3 in the Melbourne International Philosophy Series. Melbourne, Australia:
  • University of Melbourne. Originally published as O szczesciu; Warsaw: PWN/Polish Scientific Publishers, 1962.
  • Sumner, L.W. (1996). Welfare, happiness and ethics. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • Tatarkiewicz, W. (1976). Analysis of happiness. The Hague, The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff.
  • Telfer, E. (1980) Happiness. New York: St.Martin's Press.
  • Van Praag, B., & Ferrer-I-Carbonell, A. (2004). Happiness quantified: A satisfaction calculus approach. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Vitrano, C. (2008). Happiness: Classic and contemporary readings in philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • White, N. (2006). A brief history of happiness. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.
  • Wilkinson, R., & Pickett, K. (2009). The spirit level: Why more equal societies almost always do better. London United Kingdom: Allen Lane/Penguin Group UK.
  • Worell, J., & Goodheart, C. (2006). Handbook of girls' and women's psychological health: Gender and well-being across the lifespan. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.


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