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Seven Ways to be Happy
or the Paradoxes of Happiness

One of the most brilliant philosophers of our time delivers us keys to find real happiness.

Far from the so-called “rules of wisdom” that apply to everyone, Luc Ferry addresses the question of happiness, omnipresent in our societies, by deeply reflecting on the experiences that, throughout life, help to improve it. If it is vain to make happiness the goal in one’s life, love, admiration, creation, freedom, knowledge, politics, action can make one incredibly happy. These experiences, the  philosopher relates, trigger unique and intense joy.

There is not just one but many paths to happiness, and Luc Ferry has chosen seven. During these times of illusory desires and somber events, this book, full of precision and energy, shows how man, when he takes action and opens up to others, is able to receive this unexpected gift that gives meaning and beauty to life.

A new and original approach to happiness that reminds us that we all carry within ourselves the ability to instigate these  precious moments of joy and fulfillment.

Philosopher, former Minister of Education, Luc Ferry is the topselling author of The Revolution of Love (Plon, 2013) and The Transhumanist Revolution (Plon, 2016).


Foreign versions
  • Brazil: Objetiva
  • Egypt: Dar Altanweer
  • Portugal: Temas e Debates

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