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VIEWS ON HAPPINESS: Views on happiness in philosophy Topics in philosophy of happiness Critics of empirical happiness research
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Critics of empirical happiness research, disbelief, doubt, opposition, question, skeptic
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Norberg, J. Happiness Paternalism: Blunders from a New Science.
Centre for the New Europe, 2006
Ormerod, P.; Johns, H. Against Happiness.
Prospect, Issue 133, 2007
Johns, H.; Ormerod, P. The Unhappy Thing about Happiness Economics.
Real-world Economics Review, 2008, Vol. 46 139 - 146
Hausman, D. Hedonism and Welfare Economics.
Economics and Philosophy, 2010, Vol. 26, 321- 344
Gul, F.; Pesendorfer, W. Welfare Without Happiness.
The American Economic Review, 2007, Vol. 97, 471 - 476
Veenhoven, R. Sociology's Blind Eye for Happiness
Comparative Sociology, 2014, Vol. 13, 537 -555
Levinson, A. Happiness as a Public Policy Tool.
Book Chapter in: Research Handbook on Behavioral Law and Economics, 2012, 1 - 21
Hamermesh, D.S. Subjective Outcomes in Economics.
NBER, 2004, Working Papers, No 10361, Cambridge, USA
Wright, C. Against Flourishing: Wellbeing as biopolitics, and the psychoanalytic alternative.
Health, Culture and Society, 2013, Vol.5, 1.
Crespo, R. F.; Mesurado, B. Happiness Economics, Eudaimonia and Positive Psychology: From Happiness Economics to Flourishing Economics.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 931 - 946
VanderRijt, J.W. Public Policy and the Conditional Value of Happiness.
Economics and Philosophy, 2013, Vol. 29, 381 - 408
Turton, D. The real Dirt on Happiness Economics: A reply to "The unhappy Thing about Happiness Economics".
Real-world economics review, 2009, Vol.49, 83 - 94
Austin, A.; Marsh, C. On Well-Being and Public Policy: Are we capable of Questioning the Hegemony of Happiness?
Social Indicators Research, 2016, Vol. 127, 123 - 138
Graham, C. Amitai Etzioni's Critique of Happiness.
Society, 2016, March, online version
Schokkaert, E Capabilities and Satisfaction with Life.
Journal of Human Development, 2007, Vol. 8, 415 - 430
Cederstrom, C; Spicer, A The Wellness Syndrome
Polity Press, 2015, Cambridge, CB2 1UR, UK,
Kumar, A.; Nayar, K.R.; Shaffi, M. Happy Days Are ‘Not’ Here!
Home, Journal, 2017, Vol. 52, 1 - 6
Binkley, S. Happiness as Enterprise an Essay on neoliberal Life.
Suny Press, State University of New York Press, 2014, USA
Frawley, A. Happiness Research: A Review of Critiques
Sociology Compass, 2015, Vol. 9, 62 - 72
Davies, W. The Happiness Industry. How Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being.
Verso, 2016, London, UK,
Veenhoven, R. What We Have Learnt About Happiness. Classic Qualms in the Light of Recent Research
F. Maggino (Ed.), 2016, "A Life Devoted to Quality of Life", Social Indicators Research Series 60, Springer International Publishers
VanderDeijl, W. Are Measures of Well-Being Philosophically Adequate?
Philosophy of Social Sciences, 2017, Vol. 47, 209 - 234.
Deprins, D. Het Vergeefse Streven naar Geluk (The Fruitless Pursuit of Happiness).
Fleerackers, F and Van Ransbeeck, R (Eds.), "Recht en Geluk", 2018, ELS Belgium BV, Bruxelles, Belgium, 9 - 87
Greco, M.; Stenner, P. Happiness and the Art of Life: Diagnosing the Psychopolitics of Wellbeing.
Health, Culture and Society, 2013, Vol. 5, 1 - 22
White, S. The Ethical Imperative of Qualitative Methods: Developing Measures of Subjective Dimensions of Well-Being in Zambia…
Ethics and Social Welfare, 2014, Vol.8, 262 - 276
Cieslik, M. ‘Not Smiling but Frowning’: Sociology and the ‘Problem of Happiness’
Sociology, 2015, Vol. 49, 423 - 437
Eckersley, R. Subjective Wellbeing: Telling Only Half the Story. A Commentary on Diener et al. (2012). Theory and Validity of Life Satisfaction Scales.
Social lndicators Research, 2013, Vol. 112, 529 - 534
VanderDeijl, W. The Measurement of Wellbeing in Economics: Philosophical Explorations.
PhD dissertation, 2017, Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Cromby, J. The Greatest Gift? Happiness, Governance and Psychology.
Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2011, Vol. 5, 840 - 852
Hersch, G. Ignoring Easterlin: Why Easterlin’s Correlation Findings Need Not Matter to Public Policy
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 2225-2241
Comim, F. Capabilities and Happiness: Overcoming the Informational Apartheid in the Assessment of Human Well-Being
Bruni, L., Comim, F. and Pugno, M (Eds.), Capabilities and Happiness, 2008, Oxford University Press, UK, Chapter 6
Bognar, J. The Concept of Quality of Life
Social Theory and Practice, 2005, Vol. 31,561-580