An Introduction to the Love of Wisdom: An Essential and Existential Approach to Philosophy
Brand: University Press of America

An Introduction to the Love of Wisdom: An Essential and Existential Approach to Philosophy

  • Publish Date: 2004-08-28
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: James A. Harold

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The purpose of this engaging book is twofold: to explain and justify the primary objects and methods of the discipline of philosophy, and to show how philosophy is relevant to a person's life and happiness. Both purposes are implied in the idea of wisdom in its theoretical and existential dimensions. Philosophy is the 'love of wisdom,' and wisdom involves coming into a right relation to the world of beauty, goodness, and truth.


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