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Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 159 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm
"I couldn't wait for this. Brilliant. This is where it's at now . . . so fascinating." - Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2
"The Path is in part a pleasing debunking of fashionable self-help disciplines . . . I can testify that Puett is one of the nicest people - if not the nicest person - I have ever interviewed: attentive, generous and patient." - Tim Dowling, Guardian
"His course has become the most popular on campus, even with those studying other subjects, and that's because he talks about how to have a good life, and using ancient Chinese philosophy challenges all our modern assumptions about what it takes to flourish in life" - Sarah Montague, Today programme
"A worthy introduction to thinkers rarely taught in British universities." - Matthew Syed, The Times
Offer[s] interesting alternatives to some of our modern ideas of self and society ... worth the cover price * Financial Times
Ideas in this book ... authentically contradict modern common sense ... Noting the current fad for mindfulness, the authors point out that Buddhism in the west "has often been distorted as a way of looking within and embracing the self". Such navel-gazing, they and the Chinese sages agree, may be a kind of imprisonment -- Steven Poole * Guardian
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