How Should We Live?

How Should We Live? : Great Ideas from the Past for Everyday Life

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How Should We Live? explores twelve universal topics--including love, family, and empathy; work, time, and money--and shows what history can teach us about the art of more

Product details

  • Hardback | 339 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 38mm | 579.99g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1933346841
  • 9781933346847
  • 377,547

About Roman Krznaric

Roman Krznaric is a cultural thinker, founding faculty member of the School of Life in London, and creator of the acclaimed animated video "The Power of Outrospection." He is author of the blog, and his articles have appeared in a number of print and online publications, including the "Huffington Post," " Psychology Today," and the "Wall Street Journal." He has taught sociology and politics at Cambridge University and City University, London, and advises organizations including Oxfam and the United Nations on using empathy and conversation to create social change. He has been named by the "Observer" as one of Britain's leading lifestyle more

Review quote

"An intriguing upmarket self-help guide. . . . The virtue of this book is that it takes a number of ideas that we might regard as givens of the natural order of things . . . and makes clear how historically contingent they are." --"Guardian"show more

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