Sissela Bok

Sissela Bok is a writer and moral philosopher. She is a visiting senior fellow at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. Her most recent book is Exploring Happiness: From Aristotle to Brain Science.

What Makes Us Better

Two books explore whether morality is innate or learned

by Sissela Bok | Monday, June 03, 2019

Meeting the Mystics

My California encounters with Gerald Heard and Aldous Huxley

by Sissela Bok | Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Lagercrantz’s Art of Reading and Writing

Style of effortless elegance

by Sissela Bok | Monday, April 20, 2015

Greater Freedom to Write

by Sissela Bok | Monday, March 03, 2014

The Nature of Things

An ancient poem’s appeal

by Sissela Bok | Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Human Kind

Is selflessness in our nature?

by Sissela Bok | Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Cradle to Grave

The games we play and the arguments we have

by Sissela Bok | Friday, June 01, 2012