The Decline of Pleasure (Classic Reprint)

The Decline of Pleasure (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Decline of Pleasure It will take something more than a paragraph to make the point properly clear. And clarity will come hard unless we can first clear away a certain underbrush of assumptions, cer tain habits of thought that conceal from us the true contours of our prison and hold us immobile, though fretting, inside it. Something of our frustration may stem from continuing to believe what is no longer quite so, or perhaps never was; casual beliefs casually acted upon may be pushing us further in the direction of our dismay. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 322 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 431g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243298447
  • 9780243298440