The Soul of the Marionette

The Soul of the Marionette

Compared with that of humans, the life of the marionette looks more like an enviable state of freedom

In his brilliantly enjoyable and freewheeling new book, John Gray draws together the religious, philosophic, and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of human freedom. We flatter ourselves about the nature of free will and yet the most enormous forces—logical, physical, metaphysical—constrain our every action. Many writers and intellectuals have… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 19, 2015)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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