A Philosopher's Guide to Being Free
By (author) Damon Young
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Distraction by Damon Young
Book DescriptionWe all know what it is to be distracted-a feeling that our attention is not quite where it should be. Though it is not a new complaint, at work and at home, in our social lives and in the bedroom, our attention is often torn between one thing and another. What does it mean to be distracted, and why? In this insightful journey through the lives of philosophers, artists and great political thinkers, Damon Young shows how rewarding patient, sensitive and thoughtful attention to the world can be. He suggests that the opposite of a life of distraction is one of genuine freedom.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780522853742
(195mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
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Author Biography - Damon Young
Damon Young is a philosopher and writer, and Honorary Fellow in Philosophy at the University of Melbourne. He has written for The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, the ABC and the BBC, and is a frequent radio guest. Damon has also published poetry and short fiction.
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