Contentment in Contention (Innbundet)

Acceptance versus Aspiration


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 208
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780230354593
Omtale Contentment in Contention
Southgate draws on ideas within history, philosophy, literature, psychology, and theology to explore two traditions: contentment with our situation as it is, and the aspiration to transcend it. He discusses the possibility of escape from intellectual constraints, and advocates a positive 'duty of discontent', and its implications.

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