Morality, virtue and the highest good is eudaimonia!
Oh great Aristotle, what does a good life entail?
1939 to 1945
Hear ye! The best policy will cause the greatest good for the greatest number of people!
You are almost as smart as me friend.
Greatest Happiness Principle Jeremy Bentham 1789 - John Stuart Mill 1861
I agree! I brought this ruler so we can measure how happy people are!
William James - The Principles of Psychology - 1890
Hierarchy of Needs
I should write this down...
Abraham Maslow - 1954
Due to trauma from World War 1 psychology focuses on curing mental illness as opposed to "enhance the lives of the normal population". The start of the disease model.
World War 2 changes the focus of psychology at the time putting more focus on the "disease model".
"The science of psychology has been far more successful on the negative than on the positive side; it has revealed to us much about man’s shortcomings, his illnesses, his sins, but little about his potentialities, his virtues, his achievable aspirations, or his psychological height.