Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 January 2021

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780197530689

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Outrageous Fortune

Gloomy Reflections on Luck and Life

William Ian Miller

  • Reflects on the perverse consequences of so-called 'good things'
  • Examines human anxieties around scarcity of good things, as when the simplest of social matters mimic a game of musical chairs
  • Draws on William Ian Miller's immense store of knowledge encompassing literature, philosophy, theology, and history