A Small Treatise on the Great Virtues
The Uses of Philosophy in Everyday Life
ISBN10: 0805045562 ISBN13: 9780805045567 Publisher: Picador USA Published: Sep 1 2002 Pages: 368 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
An incisive reassessment of eighteen classic human virtues--including mercy, justice, fidelity, courage, compassion, humility, and simplicity--draws on the timeless wisdom of philosophers ranging from Aristotle to Simone Weil to explain how such virtues can be applied in modern life. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.