The Age of Absurdity: Why Modern Life Makes it Hard to be Happy by Michael Foley

The Age of Absurdity: Why Modern Life Makes it Hard to be Happy by Michael Foley

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A wry take on how contemporary culture is antithetical to happiness.

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The good news is that the great thinkers from history have proposed the same strategies for happiness and fulfilment. The bad news is that these turn out to be the very things most discouraged by contemporary culture. This knotty dilemma is the subject of The Age of Absurdity - a wry and accessible investigation into how the desirable states of wellbeing and satisfaction are constantly undermined by modern life.

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SKU GOR002947535
Title The Age of Absurdity: Why Modern Life Makes it Hard to be Happy
Author By (author) Michael Foley
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 272
ISBN 10 1847396275
ISBN 13 9781847396273
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

The good news is that the great thinkers from history have proposed the same strategies for happiness and fulfilment. The bad news is that these turn out to be the very things most discouraged by contemporary culture. This knotty dilemma is the subject of The Age of Absurdity - a wry and accessible investigation into how the desirable states of wellbeing and satisfaction are constantly undermined by modern life.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002947535
Title The Age of Absurdity: Why Modern Life Makes it Hard to be Happy
Author By (author) Michael Foley
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 272
ISBN 10 1847396275
ISBN 13 9781847396273
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.