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The Good, the True and the Beautiful: A Quest for Meaning

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Offers an introduction to philosophy, exploring issues to do with ethics, knowledge and aesthetics and how they relate to our ever... Lire la suite
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Offers an introduction to philosophy, exploring issues to do with ethics, knowledge and aesthetics and how they relate to our everyday lives. This book proposes an understanding of the good, the true and the beautiful that seeks to answer many of the questions that have traditionally occupied philosophers.

Auteur

Michael Boylan is professor and chair in philosophy at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. His most recent books are: The Extinction of Desire (2007), a philosophical novel and A Just Society (2004), a monograph on ethics and political philosophy.

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An exciting and stimulating introduction to some central questions in philosophy.

Contenu

Preface; Part I: The Good; 1. Being Good; 2. The Self and Others; 3. Self-fulfillment; Part II: The True; 4. Finding Out What is True; 5. Scepticism, Illusion and the Sources of Knowledge; 6. Integrating Truth into the Quest; Part III: The Beautiful; 7. Finding Out What is Beautiful: Ancient Theories; 8. Finding Out What is Beautiful: Modern and Contemporary Theories; 9. The Quest for the Beautiful; Glossary; Index.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The Good, the True and the Beautiful: A Quest for Meaning
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Code EAN: 9781847061577
ISBN: 978-1-84706-157-7
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Continuum
Genre: Philosophie
nombre de pages: 243
Poids: 386g
Taille: H205mm x B141mm x T26mm
Année: 2008

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