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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||0872207838 9780872207837 087220782X 9780872207820|
|Description:||x, 158 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Myth one : pursuing comfort and pleasure will lead to the best possible life --
Myth two : the desirable life equals the one that is most happy --
Myth three : the good life requires reaching a good equilibrium, a point at which the important difficulties are resolved --
Myth four : reason rather than emotions would be the best indicator of what would be a good life --
Myth five : there is no real connection, at least in this life, between true virtue and a desirable kind of life --
Myth six : true virtue is impeccable --
How can we know what has value?
|Responsibility:||Joel J. Kupperman.|
This is the best introduction to philosophical accounts of the good life available. An excellent choice for any student of philosophy, this original and revealing study will inform, stimulate, and