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    Conflicting Uses of 'Happiness' and the Human Condition.Stephen M. Fishman & Lucille McCarthy - 2013 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 45 (5):509-515.
    Nel Noddings claims that there is an important normative element in happiness. For support, she points to the Aristotelian idea of the eudaimonic life, a concept that is often translated into English as ‘the happy life’. However, in light of the wide divergence between the Aristotelian view of eudaimonia as a life of virtuous activity and most contemporary psychologists’ and lay people’s view of happiness as subjective wellbeing, the authors of this article believe that Noddings’s merging of the two has (...)
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    John Dewey on Happiness: Going Against the Grain of Contemporary Thought.Stephen M. Fishman & Lucille McCarthy - 2009 - Contemporary Pragmatism 6 (2):111-135.
    Dewey's theory of happiness goes against the grain of much contemporary psychologic and popular thought by identifying the highest form of human happiness with moral behavior. Such happiness, according to Dewey, avoids being at the mercy of circumstances because it is independent of the pleasures and successes we take from experience and, instead, is dependent upon the disposition we bring to experience. It accompanies a disposition characterized by an abiding interest in objects in which all can share, one founded upon (...)
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    Adorno, Theodor W. Critical Mod.Ron Dultz, Michael Eldridge, Stephen M. Fishman, Lucille McCarthy, Antony Flew, Peter A. French, E. Theodore, Charles G. Gross & Steven Scott Aspenson - 1998 - Teaching Philosophy 21 (4):427.