tradition and its understanding of the good life and the virtues. Before exploring
this, I will start with a short analysis of the philosophy of the art of living as
basically modern in nature and as quite different from classical and Neo-
Author: Pieter Vos
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
... preparations for the moral life; better, he remarks, than mere pedantry or empty
scholarship. The true virtuoso understands the principles of harmony that
underlie both good art and genuine character. “The moral artist who . . . is thus
Author: Lydia B. Amir
Publisher: SUNY Press
Now, in The Good Life, he addresses the ultimate question: What makes a life worth living? His conclusion is provocative. The good life is not the sum of our security, wealth, status, postcode, career success and levels of happiness.
Author: Hugh Mackay
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Aus.
Category: Social Science
But they have no realistic alternative to that because acting on their love would
deprive them of a good life , self - respect , and , therefore , also happiness . 3.6
Decency and Good Lives As the just - completed account moves from the
Author: John Kekes
Publisher: Cornell University Press
St Paul, Letter to the Romans, 12.5 THE GOOD LIFE FOR ALL The proliferation of
guilds during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries was catalysed not only by
social instability, but also by the emergence of a new ethical perspective.
Author: Gervase Rosser
Publisher: OUP Oxford
What is his notion of the good life or the good place? His notion of the Evil One?
What does he conceal from the reader? What does he conceal even from himself
?” [50–51]. Like any poet, Auden knows that the second question cannot be ...
Author: Helen Vendler
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Maclntyre and Taylor reintroduce the idea of life as a journey, which can already
be found in some of the oldest stories ... discovering or maintaining a "self, ” but it
would also be decisive regarding a good life: " [To askJ'What is the good for me ...
Author: Jan Baars
Publisher: JHU Press
Leibniz, “On the Art of Discovery” What fields of learning should a noble and
cultivated person pursue? In 1666 an anonymous author tackled the question.
Many sciences were unacceptable means for cultivating oneself. Theology with
Author: Matthew L. Jones
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Academics, clergymen, and members of the media continued to ponder
Playboy's significance in American life. ... while Beyond Illustration—The Art of
Playboy, a traveling exhibition of original artwork and sculpture that had
appeared in the ...
Author: Elizabeth Fraterrigo
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Category: Social Science
In this book, Adam Ford takes the reader on a mindful journey through the city, absorbing the historical, cultural and philosophical realities of universal urban life, offering his personal experiences and insights alongside meditative ...
Author: Adam Ford
Publisher: Ivy Books
Category: City and town life
He was dismissed from Cambridge in 1916 and spent the rest of his life living on
his earnings as a writer and a lecturer . He wrote on almost every area of
philosophy and made an impact on popular culture with such books as Mysticism
Author: Charles B. Guignon
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
In order for him to understand satisfaction has eluded him for seventy - plus years
because he has wished for the wrong things , he would have to learn the art of
reasoned choice , of moral deliberation . ” Or , to put it in the immortal words of
Author: James O'Toole
This is the title of Tom Hodgkinson's1 2004 book on the benefits of a slower and
more contemplative life. In an essayistic manner, Hodgkinson muses on such idle
pleasures as “Sleeping In”, “The Ramble”, “On Fishing”, and “The Art of ...
Author: Karen Lykke Syse
Category: Business & Economics
The good life isn't a pain- or anxiety-free one, nor is it a permanent state of
childlike innocence. Truth is important to us, even if the truth sometimes hurts. In
the second place, facing our death-fear is actually a better way to cope with
Author: Kerry Walters
Publisher: Orbis Books