A brief history of thought : a philosophical guide to living / Luc Ferry ; translated by Theo Cuffe.
- ISBN: 9780062074249
- ISBN: 0062074245
- Description: xv, 282 p. ; 22 cm.
- Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
New York : Harper Perennial, c2011.
- 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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|Danvers||Adult Nonfiction||BD 22 F4718 2011 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Gloucester||Adult Nonfiction||100/Perry (Text to phone)||Checked out||01/09/2015|
|Melrose||Nonfiction (Second Floor)||109 Ferry (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Peabody Main||Adult Nonfiction||NEW BD 22 .F4718 2011 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
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|General Note:|| First published under the title, "Learning to live" in Great Britain in 2010 by Canongate Books.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. -270) and index.
|Contents Note:|| What is philosophy? -- "The Greek miracle" -- The victory of Christianity over Greek philosophy -- Humanism, or the birth of modern philosophy -- Postmodernity: the case of Nietzsche -- After deconstruction: contemporary philosophy.
|Summary:|| An introduction to philosophy focuses on the questions of what it means to be human and how to react to the reality of death by exploring ancient Stoic, Christian, early modern, and contemporary approaches as well as the views of Nietzsche.
|Language Note:|| Translated from the French.
|Additional Title:|| Learning to live.