Examined Lives

Examined Lives

From Socrates to Nietzsche

Book - 2011 | 1st ed
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We all want to know how to live. But before the good life was reduced to ten easy steps or a prescription from the doctor, it was the philosophers who offered arresting answers to the most fundamental questions about who we are and what makes for a life worth living. Here, James Miller returns to this vibrant tradition with short, lively biographies of twelve famous philosophers. With a flair for paradox and rich anecdote, this is a book that confirms the continuing relevance of philosophy today--and explores the most urgent questions about what it means to live a good life.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374150853
0374150850
9781250002327
125000232X
Branch Call Number: 109.2 MILLER
Characteristics: 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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