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The examined life : philosophical meditations

Author: Robert Nozick
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Simon & Schuster paperback editionView all editions and formats
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An original work from a preeminent professor of philosophy at Harvard University, in which happiness, dying, creativity, religious faith, sexuality, good and evil, the ideal and the real, are explored in the grand Socratic tradition. Now in paperback, this bestseller will appeal to anyone concerned with inner transformation and personal growth.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Nozick
ISBN: 0671725017 9780671725013
OCLC Number: 914167364
Description: 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Dying --
Parents and children --
Creating --
Nature of God, the Nature of faith --
Holiness of everyday life --
Sexuality --
Love's bond --
Emotions --
Happiness --
Focus --
Being more real --
Selflessness --
Stances --
Value and meaning --
Importance and weight --
Matrix of reality --
Darkness and light --
Theological explanations --
Holocaust --
Enlightenment --
Giving everything its due --
What is wisdom and why do philosophers love it so? --
Ideal and the actual --
Zigzag of politics --
Philosophy's life --
Portrait of the philosopher as a young man.
Responsibility: Robert Nozick.

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An original work from a preeminent professor of philosophy at Harvard University, in which happiness, dying, creativity, religious faith, sexuality, good and evil, the ideal and the real, are explored in the grand Socratic tradition. Now in paperback, this bestseller will appeal to anyone concerned with inner transformation and personal growth.

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