• Bertrand Russell,  Happiness,  Modern Philosophy,  Philosophy

    The Conquest of Happiness PDF book by Bertrand Russell (1930)

    The Conquest of Happiness PDF book by Bertrand  Russell (1930) “Should be read by every parent, teacher, minister, and Congressman in the land.”—The Atlantic The Conquest of Happiness, first published by Liveright in 1930, iconoclastic philosopher Bertrand Russell attempted to diagnose the myriad causes of unhappiness in modern life and chart a path out of the seemingly inescapable malaise so prevalent even in safe and prosperous Western societies. More than eighty years later, Russell’s wisdom remains as true as it was on its initial release. Eschewing guilt-based morality, Russell lays out a rationalist prescription for living a happy life, including the importance of cultivating interests outside oneself and the dangers…

  • Essays,  Happiness,  Self-Help

    Happiness; essays on the meaning of life PDF book ( 1903 ) by Karl Hilty

    Happiness; essays on the meaning of life PDF book ( 1903 ) by Karl Hilty Collection of essays for self-help and happiness The art of work.–How to fight the battles of life.–Good habits.–The children of this world are wiser than the children of light.–The art of having time.–Happiness.–The meaning of life.–Notes ExcerptGreat numbers of thoughtful people are just now much perplexed to know what to make of the facts of life and are looking about them for some reasonable interpretation of the modern world. ‘They cannot abandon the work of the world, but they are conscious that they have not learned the art of work. They have to fight the…

  • Happiness,  Philosophy,  Self-Help

    The quest of happiness PDF book by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (Positive and Negative Happiness)

    The quest of happiness PDF book by Philip Gilbert Hamerton 1897 If you are searching for happiness this book will be a very interesting book for you- negative happiness and positive Happiness, what are they? Can we live only with positive happiness or we need negative?  Introduction:The title having been finally decided upon, the book was begun early in 1891 but was laid aside for many months, owing to the author’s removal to Paris and the pressure of other duties. In 1893 Mr. Hamerton resumed work upon it and had nearly completed it when the theory of ” Positive and Negative Happiness ” came to him. In developing this theory he…