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Author LinkGrayling, A. C.
Uniform Title LinkMeaning of things
Title LinkMeditations for the humanist : ethics for a secular age / A.C. Grayling.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2003, c2002.
Description x, 208 p. ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Book
Gen. Note Originally published: The meaning of things. London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001; this ed. originally issued in hardcover in 2002.
Contents Contents: Virtues and attributes -- Foes and fallacies -- Amenities and goods.
Summary Meditations for the humanist is a wide-ranging magnanimous inquiry into the philosophical and ethical questions that bear most strongly on the human condition. Containing nearly fifty linked commentaries on topics ranging from love, lying, perseverance, revenge, racism, religion, history, loyalty, health, and leisure, Meditations for the humanist does not offer definitive statements but rather prompts to reflection. For those wishing to explore ethical issues outside the framework of organized religious belief, Meditations for the humanist offers an inviting map to the country of philosophical reflection.
Subject LinkHumanistic ethics.

System Number 000668089
ISBN Link0195168909 (pbk.)
Link9780195168907 (pbk.)

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