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The Weight of Things : Philosophy and the Good Life, Paperback / softback Book

The Weight of Things : Philosophy and the Good Life Paperback / softback


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


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Philosophy
  • ISBN: 9781405160780

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