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Everyone says they want to be happy. But that's much more easily said than done. What does being happy actually mean? And how do you even know when you feel it? Across the millennia, philosophers have thought long and hard about happiness, and come up with all sorts of different definitions and ideas for how we might live a considered life. Here, Derren explores the history of happiness from classical times until today, when the self-help industry has attempted to claim happiness as its own and flung all sorts of terrible counter-productive 'solutions' into the world. His aim is to reclaim happiness for us all, and enable us to appreciate the really good things in life for what they are, in all their transient glory. Fascinating, entertaining and revelatory, this is a book for anyone who has ever wondered if there must be more to life...



Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyPopular psychologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryPopular philosophyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophy Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd Publication Date: 22/09/2016 ISBN-13: 9780593076194  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Derren began his UK television career in December 2000 with a series of specials called Mind Control. Since redefining the genre of magic for intelligent, modern audiences, he has become synonymous with the art of psychological manipulation. His TV shows have become must-see events. Amongst a varied and notorious career, Derren has played Russian Roulette on live television, convinced middle-managers to commit an armed robbery in the street, led the nation in a seance, stuck viewers to their sofas, successfully predicted the National Lottery, motivated a shy man to land a packed passenger plane at 30,000 feet, exposed psychic and faith-healing charlatans, and hypnotised a man to assassinate Stephen Fry. On top of this he tours the UK every year with a sell-out stage show. He has published three books: Tricks of the Mind, Confessions of a Conjuror and a book of his caricatures, Portraits.

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