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Introduction

Luigino Bruni and Pier Luigi Porta

in Economics and Happiness

Published in print December 2005 | ISBN: 9780199286287
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603006 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199286280.003.0001
Introduction

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This chapter reviews happiness literature with some considerable attempts to trace its sources in retrospect. It contributes to the possible solutions to the paradoxes of happiness. Reciprocity and relationality are suggested as new directions of research.

Keywords: relationality; reciprocity; hedonism; eudaimonia

Chapter.  11730 words. 

Subjects: Economics

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