1. Jennifer Wilson Mulnix & M. J. Mulnix (2015). Happy Lives, Good Lives: A Philosophical Examination. Broadview Press.
    We all want to be happy, but what does that mean? Happy Lives, Good Lives: A Philosophical Examination offers a thorough introduction to a variety of perspectives on happiness. Valuable insights are inferred from both philosophical and scientific research into the nature of happiness, and a range of examples of very different but equally happy lives are considered. Among the questions at issue: Is happiness only a state of mind, or is it something more? Is it the same for everyone? (...)
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  2. Jennifer Wilson Mulnix & M. J. Mulnix (eds.) (2015). Theories of Happiness: An Anthology. Broadview Press.
    Theories of Happiness: An Anthology introduces readers to many difficult philosophical questions surrounding the concept of happiness. With historical and contemporary readings in both philosophy and the social sciences, the anthology reflects a dialogue between ideas, providing for a rich conversation that brings out the key insights and strengths of several competing views. The three major philosophical theories of happiness are represented: Hedonism, the view that happiness consists in positive mental states such as pleasure; Desire Satisfactionism, according to which it (...)
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  3. Jennifer Wilson Mulnix & M. J. Mulnix (2010). Using a Writing Portfolio Project to Teach Critical Thinking Skills. Teaching Philosophy 33 (1):27-54.
    In this paper, we present an especially effective tool for helping students to learn and apply the skills of critical reasoning. Our Writing Portfolio Project is a set of nine progressively staged writing assignments that guide students through the formulation and development of an argumentative paper. The set of assignments are designed to reinforce, reintroduce, and repeat critical reasoning skills. In this paper, we articulate the potential uses for the Writing Portfolio Project, give a brief explanation of the reasoning behind (...)
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