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Daniel G. Brinton

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ABOUT THE BOOK

In "The Pursuit of Happiness," Daniel G. Brinton offers profound wisdom on happiness, emphasizing the significance of recognizing our happiness and being aware of the many sources that contribute to it. From discussing happiness as life's goal to its ties with nature, luck, self, and others, the book provides invaluable insights into this elusive emotion and our quest to achieve it. It delves into pleasure, pain, the hierarchy of enjoyment, happiness distribution among societal classes and genders, principles for enhancing one's own happiness, and finding solace during difficult times. A treasured classic, "The Pursuit of Happiness" remains a guiding companion in our ceaseless journey towards happiness.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837–1899), an influential figure in modern American anthropology, was a versatile American surgeon, historian, archaeologist, and ethnologist. Serving as a surgeon during the American Civil War in the Union Army, he later worked in medicine and edited The Medical and Surgical Reporter. Brinton held academic positions in ethnology and archaeology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and the University of Pennsylvania. A prolific writer, he authored various brochures, articles, pamphlets, addresses, and books, including "Notes on the Floridian Peninsula," "The Myths of the New World," "American Hero Myths," and "The Pursuit of Happiness."

CONTENTS

PART - I: HAPPINESS AS THE AIM OF LIFE ......................... 9
I. Is a Guide to Happiness Possible?
And, if Possible, is it Desirable? .................................... 9
II. The Definition of Happiness ........................................ 13
III. The Relative Value of Pleasures .................................. 17
IV. The Distribution of Happiness .................................... 21
V. Principles of a Self-Education for the Promotion
of One’s Own Happiness. ............................................ 28
PART - II: HOW FAR OUR HAPPINESS DEPENDS
ON NATURE AND FATE ............................................... 44
I. Our Bodily and Mental Constitutions ........................ 44
II. Our Physical Surroundings .......................................... 60
III. Luck and its Laws .......................................................... 68
PART - III: HOW FAR OUR HAPPINESS DEPENDS
ON OURSELVES ............................................................ 80
I. Our Occupations, those of Necessity
and those of Choice. ...................................................... 80
II. Money-making, its Laws and its Limits ..................... 86
III. The Pleasures we may Derive
from our Senses. ............................................................ 92
IV. The Pleasures we may Derive from our Emotions . 102
V. The Pleasures we may Derive from the Intellect .... 112
VI. The Satisfaction of the Religious Sentiment ............. 121
VII. The Cultivation of Our Individuality ....................... 128
PART - IV: HOW FAR OUR HAPPINESS DEPENDS
ON OTHERS................................................................. 138
I. What Others Give Us: Safety, Liberty, Education ... 138
II. What we Owe Others: Morality, Duty,
Benevolence ................................................................. 145
III. The Practice of Business and the Enjoyment
of Society ...................................................................... 152
IV. On Fellowship, Comradeship and Friendship ........ 159
V. Love, Marriage, and the Family Relation ................. 166
PART - V: THE CONSOLATIONS OF AFFLICTION....... 173
I. The Removal of Unhappiness. ................................... 173
II. The Inseparable Connection of Pleasure and Pain....... 182
III. The Education of Suffering ........................................ 188

 

 

 

 

 

 


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