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7. Getting outside oneself: virtue and meaning

7. Getting outside oneself: virtue and meaning  

Daniel M. Haybron

in Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.003.0007
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9780199590605
There is no guarantee that immorality won't sometimes make a person happier, or better off, than morality. But does the philosophical notion of the priority of virtue hold? ‘Getting outside ... More
3. Brainy?Why are some people cleverer than others?

3. Brainy?: Why are some people cleverer than others?  

Ian J. Deary

in Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191776854
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10.1093/actrade/9780192893215.003.0003
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9780192893215
What does it mean to say that some people have higher psychometric intelligence than others? Does the ability to answer questions correctly and quickly on a mental test reflect real-world ... More
2. Why Spock could never have evolved

2. Why Spock could never have evolved  

Dylan Evans

in Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191776007
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804617.003.0002
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9780192804617
‘Why Spock could never have evolved’ explains how, ever since Plato, many Western thinkers have tended to view emotions as obstacles to intelligent action. We are all familiar with cases in ... More
6. The final years

6. The final years  

Stillman Drake

in Galileo: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191776809
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854568.003.0006
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9780192854568
‘The final years’ charts Galileo's time under house arrest until his death. Galileo was banned from having any of his work published or reprinted, but despite this his books were translated ... More

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