|CHAPTER I |
|How far reasoning on happiness is of any use1|
|The arguments of the Determinist2|
|The arguments for free will3|
|Securus judicat orbis terrarum5|
|CHAPTER II |
|Happiness a condition of mind and often confused with
the means of attaining it7|
|Circumstances and character contribute to it in different
|Religion, Stoicism, and Eastern nations seek it mainly by
acting on disposition7|
|Sensational philosophies and industrial and progressive
nations seek it chiefly in improved circumstances8|
|Action of the body on happiness10|
|Influence of predispositions in reasonings on life12|
|Promotion of health by legislation, fashion and self-culture12|
|Slight causes of life failures14|
|Effects of sanitary reform14|
|Diminished disease does not always imply a higher level of
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Book title: The Map of Life, Conduct, and Character.
Contributors: William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Author.
Publisher: Longmans Green.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1900.
Page number: v.
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