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The Resource Stoic pragmatism, John Lachs

Stoic pragmatism, John Lachs

Label
Stoic pragmatism
Title
Stoic pragmatism
Statement of responsibility
John Lachs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Lachs, one of American philosophy's most distinguished interpreters, turns to William James, Josiah Royce, Charles S. Peirce, John Dewey, and George Santayana to elaborate stoic pragmatism, or a way to live life within reasonable limits. Stoic pragmatism makes sense of our moral obligations in a world driven by perfectionist human ambition and unreachable standards of achievement. Lachs proposes a corrective to pragmatist amelioration and stoic acquiescence by being satisfied with what is good enough. This personal, yet modest, philosophy offers penetrating insights into the American w
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Lachs, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stoics
  • Ethics
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Ethics
  • Stoics
Label
Stoic pragmatism, John Lachs
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Publication
Copyright
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What can philosophy do to make life better? -- Stoic pragmatism -- Infinite obligations -- An ontology for stoic pragmatism -- Epilogue: the personal value and social usefulness of philosophy
Control code
ocn826659730
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (193 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253007216
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613626318
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 362631
  • 22573/ctt16gmmwj
  • 2d480895-e2f7-4bd2-a603-82a459232a89
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826659730
Label
Stoic pragmatism, John Lachs
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What can philosophy do to make life better? -- Stoic pragmatism -- Infinite obligations -- An ontology for stoic pragmatism -- Epilogue: the personal value and social usefulness of philosophy
Control code
ocn826659730
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (193 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253007216
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613626318
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 362631
  • 22573/ctt16gmmwj
  • 2d480895-e2f7-4bd2-a603-82a459232a89
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826659730

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