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    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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  2. 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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  3. Jennifer Wilson Mulnix & M. J. Mulnix (2015). Happy Lives, Good Lives: A Philosophical Examination. Broadview Press.
    _Happy Lives, Good Lives_ offers a thorough introduction to a variety of perspectives on happiness. Among the questions at issue: Is happiness only a state of mind, or is it something more? Is it the same for everyone? Is it under our control, and if so, to what extent? Can we be mistaken about whether we are happy? What role, if any, does happiness play in living a good life? Is it sometimes morally wrong to pursue happiness? Should governments promote (...)
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  4. Jennifer Wilson Mulnix & M. J. Mulnix (2015). Happy Lives, Good Lives: A Philosophical Examination. Broadview Press.
    _Happy Lives, Good Lives_ offers a thorough introduction to a variety of perspectives on happiness. Among the questions at issue: Is happiness only a state of mind, or is it something more? Is it the same for everyone? Is it under our control, and if so, to what extent? Can we be mistaken about whether we are happy? What role, if any, does happiness play in living a good life? Is it sometimes morally wrong to pursue happiness? Should governments promote (...)
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  5. 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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  6. 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 philosophy, psychology, 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. Each of the included readings is contextualized by the editors and situated to speak to the larger issues, including the value of happiness and its connection to well-being, (...)
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  7. 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 philosophy, psychology, 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. Each of the included readings is contextualized by the editors and situated to speak to the larger issues, including the value of happiness and its connection to well-being, (...)
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