Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 December 2005

500 Pages

ISBN: 9780199276905

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The Retreat of Reason

A Dilemma in the Philosophy of Life

Ingmar Persson

A Clarendon Press Publication

  • 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