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1. Philosophy of Happiness: A Basic Primer (YouTube Video 24:46). A short video introduction to my work.  A transcript is available in a 4 p. PDF document. You can also listen to an audio version here:




2. The Happiness Principle: Why We Need A Personal Philosophy of Happiness (YouTube Video 2:11:52). A detailed video exposition of my work on the Philosophy of Happiness. A transcript is available as a 20 p. PDF document. On-line print and audio versions can be found in the Happiness Principle section.


3. Philosophy of Happiness: A Critical Introduction (60 p., PDF). Introductory article regarding the general state of the philosophy of happiness. Section 9 of this format contains a comprehensive list of linked philosophical research references. The article is also available in on-line print and audio versions, by sections, on the Critical Introduction page of this site. A contiguous audio version of the article (except for the reference list in Section 9) is  available in the Introductions playlist on the Philosophy of Happiness YouTube Channel. These versions are free of charge. A Kindle edition is offered at the lowest price permitted by Amazon. See country references in the Critical Introduction section.

4. Philosophy of Happiness audio book. The Introduction, all Chapters, and Conclusion and Epilogue can each individually be listened to on this site. See also Section 17 below, to access the audio book on Youtube.

5. Philosophy of Happiness Part One paperback excerpt (initial 104 p., PDF). Contains the Introduction and initial five Chapters.

6.  Philosophy of Happiness e-book excerpt (initial 105 p., PDF). Contains the Introduction and initial five Chapters.

7. Table of Contents of the Philosophy of Happiness book (2 p., PDF). Can also be viewed at the end of the Book section.


8. Ch. 11, "Idealistic Ambitions" (partial), Philosophy of Happiness book excerpt (written and audio). An article that addresses the sorry state of Philosophy and suggests change. See also the article on the Home page of the Palioxis Publishing site making that case in a more summary fashion (print and audio).

9. Ch. 26, "Competition and Cooperation," Philosophy of Happiness e-book excerpt (34 p., PDF). A core concept of my work.

10. Additional excerpts from the Philosophy of Happiness book are available in the "Look Inside" feature on Amazon sites and the preview functions of the Nook, Kobo, and Google e-book editions.

11. Philosophy of Happiness book Index (16 p., PDF, exclusively available as a download).




12. Multiple excerpts from the Knowing Series (Philosophical Quotes & Poems) stream daily on Twitter and Facebook.


13. Further excerpts are available in the "Look Inside" feature of the six titles listed on Amazon sites, linked in the Knowing Series Purchase section.




14. Philosophic Reflections e-book (43 p., PDF).

15. The essays of the Philosophic Reflections e-book can also be viewed and listened to on this website in the Philosophic Reflections section:


a) Philosophy: What's Law Got To Do With It? (print and audio)


b) What Color Is The Sky? (print and audio)


c) An Unwritten Book (print and audio)


d) Balconies (print and audio)


e) The Cheerful Condolence (print and audio)


f) Daisy (print and audio)




16. The Philosophy of Happiness YouTube Channel contains the introductory videos referenced in items 1. and 2. above, as well as an audio version of Philosophy of Happiness: A Critical Introduction (see item 3. above), and additional introductory materials, in the Introductions playlist.


17. The Channel contains the entirety of the Philosophy of Happiness book in an audio book playlist, divided into 47 episodes (Introduction, 45 Chapters, and Conclusion and Epilogue). All episodes are subtitled for viewers to read along. See item 4. above to listen to the audio book on this site.


18. The Channel also holds subtitled audio versions of the Blog on this site in a Blog playlist, and of the essays in the Philosophic Reflections section of this site in the Philosophic Reflections playlist.


19. The Channel further discusses subjects of the works referenced in Parts I through III.




20. For those who would like to form their own opinions about philosophical sources relevant to my work, I offer the "Further Reading" excerpt from Section 9 of the Critical Introduction article in Item 3. above. This 4-page PDF excerpt contains a comprehensive list of linked philosophical research references.



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