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Philosophy as a Way of Life: Ancients and Moderns - Essays in Honor of…

by Michael Chase (Editor), Stephen R. L. Clark (Editor), Michael McGhee (Editor)

Other authors: Gwenaëlle Aubry (Contributor), John Cottingham (Contributor), Jonardon Ganeri (Contributor), Richard Goulet (Contributor), Matthew T. Kapstein (Contributor)8 more, Theodor Kobusch (Contributor), Fernando Leal (Contributor), Constantinos Macris (Contributor), Paul O'Grady (Contributor), Sajjad H. Rizvi (Contributor), Richard Shusterman (Contributor), John H. Spencer (Foreword), Jan Zwicky (Contributor)

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This unique collection of essays on the late Pierre Hadot's revolutionary approach to studying and practising philosophy traces the links between his work and that of thinkers from Wittgenstein to the French postmodernists. It shows how his secular spiritual exercises expand our horizons, enabling us to be in a fuller, more authentic way. Comprehensive treatment of a neglected theme: philosophy's practical relevance in our lives Interdisciplinary analysis reflects the wide influence of Hadot's thought Explores the links between Hadot's ideas and those of a wealth of ancient and modern thinkers, including the French postmodernists Offers a practical 'third way' in philosophy beyond the dichotomy of Continental and analytical traditions… (more)

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Chase, MichaelEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clark, Stephen R. L.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
McGhee, MichaelEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Aubry, GwenaëlleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cottingham, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ganeri, JonardonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Goulet, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kapstein, Matthew T.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kobusch, TheodorContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leal, FernandoContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Macris, ConstantinosContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Grady, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rizvi, Sajjad H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shusterman, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Spencer, John H.Forewordsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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This unique collection of essays on the late Pierre Hadot's revolutionary approach to studying and practising philosophy traces the links between his work and that of thinkers from Wittgenstein to the French postmodernists. It shows how his secular spiritual exercises expand our horizons, enabling us to be in a fuller, more authentic way. Comprehensive treatment of a neglected theme: philosophy's practical relevance in our lives Interdisciplinary analysis reflects the wide influence of Hadot's thought Explores the links between Hadot's ideas and those of a wealth of ancient and modern thinkers, including the French postmodernists Offers a practical 'third way' in philosophy beyond the dichotomy of Continental and analytical traditions

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