Happy-People-Pills For All by Mark Walker
(Blackwell Public Philosophy Series)

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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 happinessA 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 societyBrings together the philosophy, psychology and biology of happinessMaps the development of the next generation of positive mood pharmacologyOffers a corrective to contemporary accounts of happiness
 

About Mark Walker

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Mark Walker is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at New Mexico State University, where he occupies the Richard L. Hedden Endowed Chair in Advanced Philosophical Studies. Dr. Walker also serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Evolution and Technology and on the Board of Directors of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies.
 
Published March 1, 2013 by Wiley-Blackwell. 292 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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