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What makes a good life? A cross-linguistic and cross-cultural perspective

Wierzbicka, Anna


The question of 'what makes a good life' is loaded with cultural assumptions. It sounds simple and natural in English but is not translatable into most other languages. This paper argues that to connect this question with universal human concerns we need

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Positive Psychology: dedicated to furthering research and promoting good practice
DOI: 10.1080/17439760902933666


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