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Life's philosophy : reason & feeling in a deeper world

Author: Arne Næss; Per Ingvar Haukeland
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a bold perspective on the power of feelings to move us away from ecological and cultural degradation toward sound, future-focused policy and action. This book acknowledges the powerlessness of  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arne Næss; Per Ingvar Haukeland
ISBN: 9780820332529 0820332526 0820324183 9780820324180
OCLC Number: 368014886
Description: xxxi, 180 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Life seen as an open landscape --
2. How do you feel about yourself and the world? --
3. On imagination, research --
and petty rationality --
4. Reason and feeling are interactive --
5. A feeling for all living beings --
6. How does our emotional life mature? --
7. You can learn properly only what engages your feelings --
8. The art of living : to do little things in a big way
Other Titles: Livsfilosofi.
Responsibility: Arne Næss with Per Ingvar Haukeland ; translated by Roland Huntford ; with a foreword by Bill McKibben & an introduction by Harold Glasser.

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[Naess] argues passionately throughout for cultivating the positive, life-affirming feelings over the negative. Basing his thinking on ideas found in Spinoza, he is convinced that there is no such Read more...

 
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