Wiley-Blackwell (2007)

Jean Kazez
Southern Methodist University
_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
Keywords Life  Conduct of life  Ethics  Happiness  Values
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Reprint years 2009
Call number BD431.K39 2007
ISBN(s) 9781444321906   9781405181556   9781405160780   9781405160773   1405160772  
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