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The Resource All things shining : reading the Western classics to find meaning in a secular age, Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly

All things shining : reading the Western classics to find meaning in a secular age, Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly

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All things shining : reading the Western classics to find meaning in a secular age
Title
All things shining
Title remainder
reading the Western classics to find meaning in a secular age
Statement of responsibility
Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lady Phaedra Northampton's attempts to find a missing maid lead her into London's dark underworld and into an alliance with the disreputable Tristan Talbot, who is investigating a brothel he believes is a front for Russian spies
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Tone
Writing style
Award
Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award, 2009.
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299839
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Dreyfus, Hubert L
Dewey number
200
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Kelly, Sean
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True
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  • Religions
  • Religion
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
Target audience
adult
Label
All things shining : reading the Western classics to find meaning in a secular age, Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Our contemporary nihilism -- David Foster Wallace's nihilism -- Homer's polytheism -- From Aeschylus to Augustine : monotheism on the rise -- From Dante to Kant : the attractions and dangers of autonomy -- Fanaticism, polytheism, and Melville's "evil art" -- Conclusion : lives worth living in a secular age
Control code
ocn464593183
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 254 p.
Isbn
9781416596158
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010021750
System control number
(OCoLC)464593183
Label
All things shining : reading the Western classics to find meaning in a secular age, Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Our contemporary nihilism -- David Foster Wallace's nihilism -- Homer's polytheism -- From Aeschylus to Augustine : monotheism on the rise -- From Dante to Kant : the attractions and dangers of autonomy -- Fanaticism, polytheism, and Melville's "evil art" -- Conclusion : lives worth living in a secular age
Control code
ocn464593183
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 254 p.
Isbn
9781416596158
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010021750
System control number
(OCoLC)464593183

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