Finding Happiness in a Complex World: Rules from Aristotle and Aquinas (Paperback)

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Why, since happiness is so universally sought after, are so many people so miserable? The answer can be found by unpacking the wisdom of two of history 1/2 1/2 1/2s intellectual giants who set out to answer the question that has confounded man from time immemorial: What makes us happy?

Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas existed sixteen centuries apart, yet each reached similar understandings about what makes a person happy and what makes him miserable. In these enlightening pages, Dr. Charles Nemeth synthesizes the judgments of history 1/2 1/2 1/2s two greatest thinkers to present for you a life plan that inevitably leads to a happy human existence, whatever your ethnicity, religion, or citizenship.

You will explore what it means to be happy and will come to understand the limitations of happiness. You 1/2 1/2 1/2ll learn how to live in accordance with your basic nature so that your inclinations will not conflict with that which makes you flourish. And you 1/2 1/2 1/2ll calibrate your

About the Author

Dr. Charles P. Nemeth has been an educator for more than 40 years and has spent the vast majority of his professional life in the study and practice of law and justice. In addition, he has published over 50 textbooks and references across multiple editions and is a recognized expert on professional ethics and the justice system, private-sector justice and private security systems. In addition, Dr. Nemeth integrates practical and professional concepts with both classical and medieval thought especially the ethical and moral principles espoused by Thomas Aquinas, Cicero and Aristotle. Presently, Dr. Nemeth is Professor and Director of Criminal Justice--and Director of the Center for Criminal Justice, Law, and Ethics--at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Steubenville, Ohio. Prior to this, he was Chair and Professor of Security, Fire and Emergency Management and Director of the Center of Private Security and Safety at John Jay College in New York City. At present Dr. Nemeth continues his association with John Jay College as Professor Emeritus. He has also served as Chief Editor to a peer reviewed journal The Homeland Security Review and is now Editor in Chief of Natural Law and Justice.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781644136720
ISBN-10: 1644136724
Publisher: Sophia Institute Press
Publication Date: October 25th, 2022
Pages: 256
Language: English

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