Download Gilles Lipovetsky – A Felicidade Paradoxal. Reseña de “A felicidade paradoxal: ensaio sobre a sociedade de hiperconsumo” de LIPOVETSKY,. Gilles. Matrizes, vol. 1, núm. 2, abril, , pp. In , Gilles Lipovetsky, French philosopher, professor of philosophy in A sociedade da decepção (Manole, ) and A felicidade paradoxal. The first is an.

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We will talk about happiness, a noun that is hard to describe. What makes you happy? The impulse, the endless quest for pleasure. These examples are very instigating to continue the felicidaed we started here, in which we seek to understand the conjunction of economical substantiated by the differences in socio-economical levelssocial parsdoxal political of democracy and neoliberalismphilosophical and moral elements, but above all the order of the representations, the symbolical universe, that emanate the beat of all of these spheres, reflecting and reinserting into themselves the values that qualify our quotidian happiness.

By the end of this step, it is possible to know what attributes contemporaneity confers to happiness and to construct an updated conceptualization. It is in this condition that more substantial material goods are acquired: All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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Life in the present has overcome the expectations of the historical future, and hedonism takes precedence over political activism; the fever of comfort has replaced nationalistic passions and leisure has replaced the revolution. In previous retrospectives of the different significations of happiness, its temporal locus stands out as a facilitating element to unravel the complexity of the discussion, as happiness has moved, historically, to a time closer and closer to “us”.

The imperative of autonomy is the utmost foundation of happiness in this society: The Enlightenment’s equation does not add up: Tifanny Ramona Lisa rated it it was ok Nov 02, The Next Big Thing.

The progress of civilization and the advancement of rationality have a considerable cost from the viewpoint of human animal’s ancestral aspirations and the price is paid in the currency of subjective wellbeing. Regardless of the plausible criticism of this concept of happiness originated in positive psychology, the awareness of its dissemination and use by companies and brands, as well as paradoxxal in general, is feliciade than enough reason for it to be of interest in our attempt to understand how happiness has been represented in Advertising and if and how such representations display the elements described above.


O imperativo de ser feliz na contemporaneidade. The phenomenon is not homogeneous, as the representation of happiness takes different forms and points to different meanings. Based on this theoretical background, it is possible to pose some questions associated with the Brazilian context, which counts today with a sizeable contingent of new consumers, who are shaping a new configuration of the country’s social topography, as it changes from a pyramid to a horizontally elongated lozenge, with striking predominance of the group defined by the Brazil Criteria 6 as social class C.

Lipovetsky began his philosophical career as a Marxist, similar to many others in the s. On one hand, he affirms himself as a “consumer-actor”, well-informed and “free”, seeing his range of choices broaden, researching portals and price tables, exploring low-cost deals, acting and trying to optimize cost effectiveness.

The theme in Advertising There are many examples of happiness being used as a theme in Advertising. Note that all elements listed here as constituting happiness are subject to the person’s exclusive handling and management, as required by the felicifade ideology, and are not associated with social, economical conditions or any factors extrinsic to the person.

The sentence is transformed in the lyrics of the accompanying song as well as in the lettering on screen, at first to “What do you make paradoxsl be happy?

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Birman states that the ;aradoxal happiness project is based on the articulation of autonomy, quality of life and self-esteem. Living with the complexity of possibilities is a realization.

Basic Books, []. Trivia About La felicidad para According to Baudrillardin order to express such equality among individuals, happiness needs to be measurable by tangible criteria, that is, through goods that signify this condition, that demonstrate the comfort or wellbeing achieved. Gilles Lipovetsky born September 24, in Millau is a French philosopher, writer and sociologist, professor at the University of Grenoble.

Although the focus has returned to the individual sphere, Baudrillard warns us that happiness in consumer society has nothing to do with a spontaneous view in which every individual naturally wants to be accomplished on his own. Gillfs.a are many examples of happiness being used as a theme in Advertising. An associated manifestation that materializes the strength of these combinations are the numberless self-help books gliles.a manuals that invariably reach the top of the best selling charts in the country and worldwide, and that essentially present recipes for happiness.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is what the author calls the “egalitarian ideology of wellbeing”. Civilization’s progress and modernity brought about undeniable benefits to mankind and we can summarize an entire set of health, education and comfort indicators in the concept of wellbeing.


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Civilization saddens the human animal. What defines these distinctions?

Refresh and try again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. SinceCoca-Cola has being using the campaign “Open up happiness”, which has already become a classic in studies of the theme in Advertising; sinceKibon has been working its brand using the same theme, having started with the “Happiness Club”, moving on to the “Happiness Chain”, always supported by the slogan “Share Happiness”, until the most recent viral “Laugh-o-meter” 8.

Harvard Business School Press, Certainly when we apply the widely discussed concept of Sloterdijk’s trilogy Spheres I, II and IIIwe understand that familiarity ensures psychic wellbeing. Books by Gilles Lipovetsky. However, the path taken was fruitful to broaden the historical and evolutionary understanding of the concept of happiness and how it can manifest felicisade on a contemporary socio-cultural expression, namely Advertising.

The project of social happiness through changes based on political struggle seems to have lost steam in face of the value given to individuals since the end of felicidxde last century, something fueled by the unmistakable establishment of consumer society.

Thus instead of asking whether I am happy, an useful question is ‘how can I be happier?

A Felicidade Paradoxal

For now we prefer to qualify happiness as a condition, taking the lead from Harvey’s conceptualization of post-modernity, because in our understanding, it is part of a complex and multifaceted process.

Montassar Ben Hadj Abdallah rated it it was ok Oct 25, In a future life, in the distant future, in the near future, in the present. This campaign, released in but still very present today although reconfigured, is an example of how Advertising reactivates desires through persuasive images and verbal messages.

Not only due to the obvious limitations of the exploratory character of this work, but also because it is possible to find other examples of brands geared at middle and low social classes that express the elements covered by the theoretical review above. This discussion is extremely important because, as we have pointed out, entering the world of consumption does not remove people from their original cultural worlds at least not immediately.