Happy-People-Pills For All

Happy-People-Pills For All

Author(s): Mark Walker

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013 04:35AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781118357385

Online ISBN: 9781118357309

DOI: 10.1002/9781118357309

About this Book

Happy-People-Pills for All explores current theories of happiness while demonstrating the need to develop advanced pharmacological agents for the enhancement of our capacity for happiness and wellbeing.

  • Presents the first detailed exploration of the enhancement of happiness
  • A controversial yet rigorous argument that demonstrates the moral imperative for the development and mass distribution of 'happy-pills', to promote the wellbeing of the individual and society
  • Brings together the philosophy, psychology and biology of happiness
  • Maps the development of the next generation of positive mood pharmacology
  • Offers a corrective to contemporary accounts of happiness

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