Well-Being and the Good Life: The Best Introductory Resources

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This page features a collection of the best resources on well-being and the good life. To get started, simply choose the type of resource that best suits your learning style. If you want an academic overview of what it means to live a good life: Read the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy article on Well-Being. However, you should keep in mind that the SEP is often quite technical and this article may be difficult for beginners. It’s also quite long at around 6400 words. Here’s a short excerpt that introduces the …

The Seven Best Books on Well-Being and the Good Life

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This page contains a list of the best books on well-being and the good life. The first thing you should note is that there is no single best book on what it means to live a good life. The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend learning about conceptions of the good life. An 800-page scholarly overview may not be best for someone looking for a short beginner-friendly introduction, for example. This list aims to take …