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Can We Be Happier?: Evidence and Ethics Hardcover – Illustrated, 4 February 2020

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for people who want to understand how both the political economy and psychology influence wellbeing, it's a great primer. The few hours it took me to read it were happy ones. -- Rana Foroohar ― Financial Times

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Reasoned argument for overall happiness as the aim of a society, and a demonstration of how everyone can help achieve it.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Press; 1st edition (4 February 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 416 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0241429994
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0241429990
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.97 x 3.56 x 21.59 cm
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