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The Resource The best things in life : a guide to what really matters, Thomas Hurka

The best things in life : a guide to what really matters, Thomas Hurka

Label
The best things in life : a guide to what really matters
Title
The best things in life
Title remainder
a guide to what really matters
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Hurka
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In 'The Best Things in Life', distinguished philosopher Thomas Hurka takes a fresh look at these perennial questions as they arise for us now in the 21st century. Should we value family over career? How do we balance self-interest and serving others? What activities bring us the most joy? While religion, literature, popular psychology, and everyday wisdom all grapple with these questions, philosophy more than anything else uses the tools of reason to make important distinctions ..."--Dust jacket flap
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hurka, Thomas
Dewey number
170/.44
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BD431
LC item number
.H74 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Philosophy in action
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conduct of life
  • Happiness
  • Quality of life
Label
The best things in life : a guide to what really matters, Thomas Hurka
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [189]-194) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Feeling good -- Finding that feeling -- The place of pleasure -- Knowing what's what -- Making things happen -- Being good -- Love and friendship -- Putting it together
Control code
1281604
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
vi, 200 p.
Isbn
9780195331424
Lccn
2010009513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1281604
  • (OCoLC)607987815
Label
The best things in life : a guide to what really matters, Thomas Hurka
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [189]-194) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Feeling good -- Finding that feeling -- The place of pleasure -- Knowing what's what -- Making things happen -- Being good -- Love and friendship -- Putting it together
Control code
1281604
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
vi, 200 p.
Isbn
9780195331424
Lccn
2010009513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1281604
  • (OCoLC)607987815

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