Martin Seligman and Avicenna on Happiness

  title={Martin Seligman and Avicenna on Happiness},
  author={Asep Muhamad Awaludin},
As the ultimate goal of every living soul, happiness has its own place in the hearts of the seekers and in the thoughts of the researchers. Being an elusive term to be discussed for its subjective meaning, happiness utilizes many disciplines of knowledge to be defined and understood fully. The idea of this study was to elaborate on the concept so the researchers might compile it in such a systematic way as to permit anyone to gain knowledge from it and lead them to attain true happiness. For… 
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    Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science
  • 2007
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