The Resource Freedom and limits, (electronic resource)

Freedom and limits, (electronic resource)

Label
Freedom and limits
Title
Freedom and limits
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Freedom and Limits is a defense of the value of freedom in the context of human finitude. A contribution to the American tradition of philosophy, it focuses attention on moral problems as we encounter them in daily life, where the search for perfection and the incessant drive to meet obligations make it difficult to attain satisfaction. The book argues that uniformity is unproductive: Human natures are varied and changeable, making the effort to impose a unitary good on everyone futile. Moreover, we don't need to strive for more than what is good enough: Finite achievements should be adequate to satisfy finite people. The ultimate aim of the book is to reclaim the role of philosophy as a guide to life. In doing so, it presents discussions of such important philosophers as Fichte, Hegel, Peirce, Dewey, James, and, above all, Santayana
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
128
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lachs, John
  • Shade, Patrick
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
American philosophy
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  • Philosophy
  • Life
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Freedom and limits, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11832349
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11832349
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11832349
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11832349
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Freedom and limits, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11832349
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11832349
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11832349
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11832349
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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