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Published: 03 November 2005

502 Pages


ISBN: 9780199276905

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The Retreat of Reason

A dilemma in the philosophy of life

Ingmar Persson

Clarendon Press

  • The magnum opus of one of Europe's leading philosophers
  • A highly original and challenging view of human nature
  • Revives the classic philosophical question: how we should live our lives?
  • Hugely ambitious and wide-ranging exploration of morality, emotion, rationality, identity, freedom, & responsibility

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