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Sreća kao problem
Happiness as a Problem

Author(s): Maja Profaca
Subject(s): Philosophy
Published by: Hrvatsko Filozofsko Društvo
Keywords: happiness; affective style; responsibility; biology; consumerist society; individualism; negative emotions; reduction of emotions

Summary/Abstract: Some of the important occupations of contemporary western societies are questions concerning human happiness. A characteristic of this absorption is treating negative emotions as a mere disorder. By using an interdisciplinary approach this article tried to expose some of the main problems of contemporary views on happiness, socializing of emotions and possible limits of some prevalent theories.

  • Issue Year: 29/2009
  • Issue No: 04/116
  • Page Range: 763-773
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Croatian