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The best things in life : a guide to what really matters, Thomas Hurka

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The best things in life : a guide to what really matters
Title
The best things in life
Title remainder
a guide to what really matters
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Hurka
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In 'The Best Things in Life', distinguished philosopher Thomas Hurka takes a fresh look at these perennial questions as they arise for us now in the 21st century. Should we value family over career? How do we balance self-interest and serving others? What activities bring us the most joy? While religion, literature, popular psychology, and everyday wisdom all grapple with these questions, philosophy more than anything else uses the tools of reason to make important distinctions ..."--Dust jacket flap
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DLC
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1952-
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Hurka, Thomas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BD431
LC item number
.H74 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Philosophy in action.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life
  • Lebensführung
  • Philosophie
  • Life
  • Life
  • Lebensführung
  • Philosophie
  • Lebensführung
  • Philosophie
  • Happiness
  • Quality of Life
  • Philosophy
Label
The best things in life : a guide to what really matters, Thomas Hurka
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [189]-194) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Feeling good -- Finding that feeling -- The place of pleasure -- Knowing what's what -- Making things happen -- Being good -- Love and friendship -- Putting it together
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
vi, 200 p.
Isbn
9780195331424
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010009513
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)607987815
  • (OCoLC)ocn607987815
Label
The best things in life : a guide to what really matters, Thomas Hurka
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [189]-194) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Feeling good -- Finding that feeling -- The place of pleasure -- Knowing what's what -- Making things happen -- Being good -- Love and friendship -- Putting it together
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
vi, 200 p.
Isbn
9780195331424
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010009513
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)607987815
  • (OCoLC)ocn607987815

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