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  1. Shane J. Lopez
  1. James O. Pawelski and
  2. Maya C. Gupta

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306002.ch21

The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

How to Cite

Pawelski, J. O. and Gupta, M. C. (2009) U, in The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (ed S. J. Lopez), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306002.ch21

Editor Information

  1. The Clifton Strengths Institute and Gallup, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 JAN 2009

Book Series:

  1. The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Shane J. Lopez

Series Editor Information

  1. The Clifton Strengths Institute and Gallup, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161251

Online ISBN: 9781444306002

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Keywords:

  • utilitarianism;
  • history of utilitarianism;
  • utilitarianism and positive psychology;
  • Peterson and Seligman's work - strengths and virtues based on virtue ethics and eudaimonic theory of happiness;
  • utilitarianism and thorny problems;
  • utilitarian problem - ethical one

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Utilitarianism

  • Reference