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Self and Soul : A Defense of Ideals / Mark Edmundson.

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  • ISBN: 9780674088207 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 283 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: In a culture of the Self that has become progressively more skeptical and materialistic, we spare little thought for the great ideals courage, contemplation, and compassion that once gave life meaning. Here, Mark Edmundson makes an impassioned attempt to defend the value of these ancient ideals and to resurrect Soul in the modern world.
Subject: Conduct of life.
Ideals (Philosophy)
Ideology.
Self (Philosophy)
Soul.

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