Examined Lives

Examined Lives

A New York Times Notable Book for 2011

We all want to know how to live. But before the good life was reduced to ten easy steps or a prescription from the doctor, philosophers offered arresting answers to the most fundamental questions about who we are and what makes for a life worth living.

In Examined Lives, James Miller returns to this vibrant tradition with short, lively biographies of twelve famous philosophers. Socrates spent his life examining himself and the… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 04, 2011)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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