Drawing in black ink of an open daisy flower facing the viewer. The daisy is the symbol of the Philosophy of Happiness book and website.






Philosophic Reflections


This section contains some of my contemplations related to the Philosophy of Happiness. They are precursors, companions, and afterthoughts of various length and form.


They are available as single articles on the internet by clicking on the titles below. All of them together are also available for download free of charge as a PDF e-book titled Philosophic Reflections (43 pages) in the Materials section.

 Graphic of white daisy on tri-color (blue, green, brown) square framed in light yellow. Cover of companion book to "Philosophy of Happiness."

I am publishing these because they might help readers relate to my inspirations in developing a philosophy of happiness, might illustrate some of its concepts and results, and might encourage readers to search out and give voice to their own reflections about happiness. All views and downloads are subject to the licensing and other terms of the Terms of Use.


As in the e-book version of Philosophy of Happiness, the table of contents is linked by clicking the title on the cover page, content is linked by clicking on the captions in the table of contents, clicking on captions in the text reverts you to the table of contents, and clicking the table of contents caption reverts you to the cover page.


PHILOSOPHY: WHAT'S LAW GOT TO DO WITH IT? (HTML). An outline how closely law and philosophy relate and how vitally important it is that we involve ourselves in both of them.


WHAT COLOR IS THE SKY? (HTML). A contemplation about how differently we may see and describe external and internal impressions.


AN UNWRITTEN BOOK (HTML). An illustration of the importance of memories that keep reverberating in us. It also traces my motivation to write a book.


BALCONIES (HTML). A tale of how I learned to have hope that humans can live in harmony with one another. Writing it, I also realized how the core themes of my book go back to my early childhood.


THE CHEERFUL CONDOLENCE (HTML). A perspective on the responsibility we carry in a greater scheme.


DAISY (HTML). A characterization of the daisy as a descriptive symbol for my philosophy.

White daisy on tri-color (blue, green, brown) square.

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