The Resource The Life of the Mind: On the Joys and Travails of Thinking, (ebook)

The Life of the Mind: On the Joys and Travails of Thinking, (ebook)

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The Life of the Mind: On the Joys and Travails of Thinking
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The Life of the Mind: On the Joys and Travails of Thinking
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eng
Summary
In The Life of the Mind, Georgetown University's James V. Schall takes up the task of reminding us that, as human beings, we naturally take a special delight and pleasure in simply knowing. Because we have not only bodies but also minds, we are built to know what is. In this volume, Schall, author of On the Unseriousness of Human Affairs (ISI Books), among many other volumes of philosophical and political reflection, discusses the various ways of approaching the delight of thinking and the way that this delight begins in seeing and hearing and even in making and walking. We must be attentive to and cultivate the needs of the mind, argues Schall, for it is through our intellect that all that is not ourselves is finally returned to us, allowing us to live in the light of truth
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Schall, James V
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128.3
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no index present
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non fiction
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adult
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The Life of the Mind: On the Joys and Travails of Thinking, (ebook)
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9781497646742
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MWT11614065
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11614065
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Label
The Life of the Mind: On the Joys and Travails of Thinking, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497646742
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11614065
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11614065
System control number
MWT11614065
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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