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Happy-People-Pills for All
Walker, Mark
Wiley-Blackwell [trade] / Softcover / 2013-05-01 / 1118357477
Philosophy / Ethics
price: $28.95 (may be subject to change)
296 pages
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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 happiness
A 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 society
Brings together the philosophy, psychology and biology of happiness
Maps the development of the next generation of positive mood pharmacology
Offers a corrective to contemporary accounts of happiness

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.

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