The Weight of Things - Philosophy and the Good Life (Hardback)Jean Kazez (author)
Hardback 192 Pages / Published: 09/04/2007
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The Weight of Things explores the hard questions of our daily lives, examining both classic and contemporary accounts of what it means to lead 'the good life'. * Looks at the views of philosophers such as Aristotle, the Stoics, Mill, Nietzsche, and Sartre as well as contributions from other traditions, such as Buddhism * Incorporates key arguments from contemporary philosophers including Peter Singer, Martha Nussbaum, Robert Nozick, John Finnis, and Susan Wolf * Uses examples from biography, literature, history, movies and media, and the news * Gives a fresh perspective on the hard questions of our daily lives * An engaging read; an excellent book for both students and general readers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 412 g
Dimensions: 237 x 164 x 18 mm
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