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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For centuries, philosophers, theologians, moralists, and ordinary people have asked: How should we live? What makes for a good life? 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
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hurka, Thomas
Dewey number
158
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BD431
LC item number
.H74 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Philosophy in action
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conduct of life
  • Happiness
  • Quality of life
  • SELF-HELP
  • SELF-HELP
  • SELF-HELP
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Conduct of life
  • Happiness
  • Quality of life
Label
The best things in life : a guide to what really matters, Thomas Hurka
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-194) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
689055345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 200 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199715978
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612895432
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
289543
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)689055345
Label
The best things in life : a guide to what really matters, Thomas Hurka
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-194) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
689055345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 200 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199715978
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612895432
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
289543
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)689055345

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