Happiness and Virtue Beyond East and West (9784805312292)

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Discover global perspectives on happiness through this series of essays.

Happiness and Virtue Beyond East and West presents an important series of essays from Japanese and American authors that examine essential virtues shared by both Eastern and Western cultures. Its ultimate goal is for happiness to be realized in a globally and socially responsible manner.

Each chapter examines the importance of one of nine virtues:

  • Courage
  • Justice
  • Benevolence
  • Gratitude
  • Wisdom
  • Reflection
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Temperance
    These essays demonstrate that the virtues and happiness associated with living a good life know no national boundaries. It is the sincere hope of the editors and authors that this book will help its readers re-examine the timeless question of what constitutes true happiness and will therefore play some part in increasing international cooperation and good will.

    Perfect for readers interested in transculturalism, Happiness and Virtue Beyond East and Westis a thorough examination of global perspectives on happiness.

    About the Author:
    Edited by:

    RKevin Ryan, Bernice Lerner, Karen E. Bohlin, The Center for Character and Social Responsibility (CCSR) at Boston University School of Education, USA

    Osamu Nakayama, Shujiro Mizuno, Kazunobu Horiuchi, The Center for Moral Science and Education (CMSE) at Reitaku University, Japan