Tuesday, 5 July 2011

The Shrink & The Sage: Doing what makes us happy

When psychology and philosophy filed for divorce about 100 years ago, they faced the common dilemma of how to divide the book collection. In the end, psychology left most of the volumes on happiness and the good life with philosophy, which dutifully left them to gather dust. Now that psychology has returned to the subject with gusto, there is an urgent need to dig them out again...
Latest column in FT Weekend Magazine (2/3 July)