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The Resource The call of character : living a life worth living, Mari Ruti

The call of character : living a life worth living, Mari Ruti

Label
The call of character : living a life worth living
Title
The call of character
Title remainder
living a life worth living
Statement of responsibility
Mari Ruti
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Should we feel inadequate for failing to be healthy, balanced, and well-adjusted? Is such an existential equilibrium realistic or even desirable? Condemning our cultural obsession with cheerfulness and?positive thinking," Mari Ruti calls for a resurrection of character that honors our more eccentric frequencies, arguing that sometimes the most tormented and anxiety-ridden life can also be the most rewarding. Ruti critiques our current search for personal meaning and the pragmatic attempt to normalize human beings' unruly and idiosyncratic natures. Exposing the tragic banality of a happy life c
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ruti, Mari
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Character
  • Conduct of life
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Character
  • Conduct of life
Label
The call of character : living a life worth living, Mari Ruti
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I The art of self-fashioning -- 1. The call of character -- 2. The process of becoming -- 3. The specificity of desire -- pt. II The art of self-responsibilty -- 4. The blueprints of behavior -- 5. The alchemy of relationality -- 6. The ethics of responsibility -- pt. III The art of self-surrender -- 7. The swerve of passion -- 8. The upside of anxiety -- 9. The erotics of being
Control code
ocn862939716
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231536196
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/ruti16408
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt4chfj7
  • 94728c18-c454-472d-96a1-1dff04d98369
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862939716
Label
The call of character : living a life worth living, Mari Ruti
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I The art of self-fashioning -- 1. The call of character -- 2. The process of becoming -- 3. The specificity of desire -- pt. II The art of self-responsibilty -- 4. The blueprints of behavior -- 5. The alchemy of relationality -- 6. The ethics of responsibility -- pt. III The art of self-surrender -- 7. The swerve of passion -- 8. The upside of anxiety -- 9. The erotics of being
Control code
ocn862939716
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231536196
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/ruti16408
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt4chfj7
  • 94728c18-c454-472d-96a1-1dff04d98369
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862939716

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