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Happiness, Success and What Matters

Julia Annas

in The Morality of Happiness

Published in print August 1995 | ISBN: 9780195096521
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833061 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195096525.003.0016
Happiness, Success and What Matters

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Ancient ethical theories all assume that we are seeking our happiness when we try to live a moral life. This produces considerable revision of the intuitive content of happiness, different theories making more or less revisionary transformations of its content.

Keywords: ancient ethical theories; happiness

Chapter.  2630 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy

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