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Description - How to Live a Good Life: A Guide to Choosing Your Personal Philosophy by Massimo Pigliucci

Socrates famously said "the unexamined life is not worth living," but what does it mean to truly live philosophically?

This thought-provoking, wide-ranging collection brings together essays by fifteen leading philosophers reflecting on what it means to live according to a philosophy of life. From Eastern philosophies (Daoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism), to classical Western philosophies (such as Aristotelianism and Stoicism), to the four major religions, as well as contemporary philosophies (such as existentialism and effective altruism), each contributor offers a lively, personal account of how they find meaning in the practice of their chosen philosophical traditions.

Together, the pieces in How to Live a Good Life provide not only a beginner's guide to choosing a life philosophy but also a timely portrait of what it means to live an examined life in the twenty-first century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780525566144
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 132mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 7-Jan-2020
Country of Publication: United States

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