The Weight Of Things: Philosophy And The Good Life

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Brand: Wiley-Blackwell
SKU: DADAX1405160780
ISBN : 1405160780

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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

Author : Jean Kazez
ISBN : 1405160780
Language : English
No of Pages : 192
Edition : 1
Publication Date : 4/9/2007
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 8.8x6.4x0.6
Book weight : 0.01

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