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Pursuits of Wisdom - a book by Cooper, John M.

Pursuits of Wisdom

Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus

Pursuits of Wisdom( )
Author: Cooper, John M.
ISBN:978-0-691-15970-6
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

This is a major reinterpretation of ancient philosophy that recovers the long Greek and Roman tradition of philosophy as a complete way of life--and not simply an intellectual discipline. Distinguished philosopher John Cooper traces how, for many ancient thinkers, philosophy was not just to be studied or even used to solve particular practical problems. Rather, philosophy--not just ethics but even logic and physical theory--was literally to be lived. Yet there was great disagreement...
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Pages:456
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
Philosophy / General
Self-Help / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.126 x 1.206 Inches
Book Weight:1.375 Pounds

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