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Living philosophies : the reflections of some eminent men and women of our time

Author: Clifton Fadiman
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1990.
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A collection of original essays by thirty-five men and women contemplating the meaning of life.
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Living philosophies.
New York : Doubleday, 1990
(OCoLC)890553719
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifton Fadiman
ISBN: 0385248806 9780385248808
OCLC Number: 20930904
Description: xii, 290 pages : portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: From: "Living Philosophies? (1931) / Albert Einstein --
The face of Gaia / Freeman J. Dyson --
Time's winged chariot / John Hersey --
The amateur spirit / Daniel J. Boorstin --
Toward a fateful serenity / Jacques Barzun --
Spero contra spem / Hans Kung --
Credo / Arthur C. Clarke --
Continuity and change / Elizabeth Longford --
Sequence as meaning in life / Norman Cousins --
Diversity, change, and amusement / J.K. Galbraith --
Respect for life / Jane Goodall --
Priest in the world / T.M. Hesburgh --
On erosion ; Czeslaw Milosz --
Testamentary ruminations / W.F. Buckley, Jr. --
Reflections of a non-positive man / Alistair Cooke --
My grown-up ears / M.F.K. Fisher --
On the dangerous edge / Robertson Davies --
Staying the course with honor / S.J. Gould --
The umbilical cord / Thor Heyerdahl --
Making sense / J.J. Kirkpatrick --
Cosmic ventures / Norman Mailer --
Why are you a Catholic? / Walker Percy --Golems of the Twentieth century / I.B. Singer --
From one generation to another / Elie Wiesel. Toward an imperfect world / Milovan Djilas --
To know the future / B.F. Skinner --
What I believe / Stephen Spender --
Struck dumb / George Steiner --
What I think / Lewis Thomas --
My credo / Desmond M. Tutu --
An evolutionary philosophy for our time / Jonas Salk --
It didn't have to be / Sidney Hook --
Confronting O'Brien / Steven Weinsberg --
A philosopher looks back and forward / Mortimer Adler --
On naturalism / E.O. Wilson --
Toward a world community / Abba Eban.
Responsibility: edited by Clifton Fadiman.

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A collection of original essays by thirty-five men and women contemplating the meaning of life.

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