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The Good, the True and the Beautiful: A Quest for Meaning

The Good, the True and the Beautiful: A Quest for Meaning (Hardback)

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This book provides an exciting and stimulating introduction to some of the central questions in philosophy.Why should we be good? How do we know what is true? What is it all about? "The Good, the True and the Beautiful" asks crucial questions about who we are and what makes life worthwhile. Michael Boylan offers an accessible and stimulating introduction to philosophy, exploring issues to do with ethics, knowledge and aesthetics and how they relate to our everyday lives. He proposes a highly original understanding of the good, the true and the beautiful that seeks to answer many of the questions that have traditionally occupied philosophers. Using thought experiments to engage the reader in 'doing' philosophy, Boylan explores what it means to be good, true and beautiful in today's world. Get your ticket now for a fascinating journey of self-discovery.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryEthics & moral philosophyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryPhilosophy: aesthetics Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 15/05/2008 ISBN-13: 9781847061577  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Michael Boylan is professor and chair in philosophy at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. His most recent books are: The Extinction of Desire (2007), a philosophical novel and A Just Society (2004), a monograph on ethics and political philosophy.

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