Relational Goods A new tool for an old issue

Document title: Relational Goods A new tool for an old issue
Journal: Ecos. Estudos contemporaneos da subjetividade
Database: CLASE
System number: 000400164
ISSN: 2237-941X
Authors: 1
Institutions: 1Lumsa University, Dipartimento di Scienze economiche, politiche e delle lingue moderne, Roma, Lazio. Italia
Volumen: 3
Number: 2
Pages: 173-178
Country: Brasil
Language: Inglés
Document type: Artículo
Approach: Analítico
English abstract Contemporary economics and social sciences are rediscovering, hugely, the issue of happiness. Nevertheless, the kind of happiness discussed in current economic theories is far removed from the classic idea of happiness, which was tightly tied to the virtues and quite distinct from pleasure. In particular, it is very different from Aristotle and his idea of happiness, or eudaimonia, and is closer to Jeremy Bentham’s idea, who considered happiness to be just another word for pleasure. This paper discusses an idea of happiness as eudaimonia, by linking human well-­‐being to relational goods
Disciplines: Psicología
Keyword: Historia y filosofía de la psicología,
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