The Resource A brief history of thought : a philosophical guide to living, Luc Ferry ; translated by Theo Cuffe

A brief history of thought : a philosophical guide to living, Luc Ferry ; translated by Theo Cuffe

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A brief history of thought : a philosophical guide to living
Title
A brief history of thought
Title remainder
a philosophical guide to living
Statement of responsibility
Luc Ferry ; translated by Theo Cuffe
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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
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Ferry, Luc
Dewey number
109
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
BD22
LC item number
.F4718 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Cuffe, Theo
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Philosophy
Label
A brief history of thought : a philosophical guide to living, Luc Ferry ; translated by Theo Cuffe
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Publication
Note
First published under the title, "Learning to live" in Great Britain in 2010 by Canongate Books
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-270) and index
Contents
  • 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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xv, 282 p.
Isbn
9780062074249
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn769142785
  • (OCoLC)769142785
Label
A brief history of thought : a philosophical guide to living, Luc Ferry ; translated by Theo Cuffe
Publication
Note
First published under the title, "Learning to live" in Great Britain in 2010 by Canongate Books
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-270) and index
Contents
  • 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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xv, 282 p.
Isbn
9780062074249
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn769142785
  • (OCoLC)769142785

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