Leisure

Author: Josef Pieper
Publisher: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 1586172565
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These astonishing essays contradict all our pragmatic and puritanical conceptions about labor and leisure; Joseph Pieper demolishes the twentieth-century cult of Awork as he predicts its destructive consequences.

Leisure The Basis Of Culture

Author: Josef Pieper
Publisher: St Augustine PressInc
ISBN: 9781890318352
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These astonishing essays contradict all our pragmatic and puritanical conceptions about labor and leisure; Josef Pieper demolishes the twentieth-century cult of "work" as he predicts its destructive consequences.

Northrop Frye On Literature And Society 1936 1989

Author: Northrop Frye
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802036025
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23 Josef Pieper, Leisure: The Basis of Culture In a letter to David Cook, dated 17
October 1985, Frye wrote that he was asked to review Pieper's book for "an
American journal," but "then they decided that it wasn't the kind of book they
wanted discussed in their columns" (NFF, 1991, box 3, file 1), so the review was
never published. Immediately under the title Frye typed "Leisure, the Basis of
Culture. By Josef Pieper. Translated by Alexander Dru with an Introduction by
T.S. Eliot.

Leadership And Business Ethics

Author: Gabriel Flynn
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402084293
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Pieper's Leisure: The Basis of Culture (1952), the fruit of his wartime research,
provides the most effective antidote to the compulsive busyness of our modern
business-dominated, materialist culture thus overcoming the separation and
inevitable alienation of work and family. Without forgoing the necessity and value
of work, Pieper was resolutely opposed to absolutizing it, that is, to viewing the
whole of human life from the point of view of work: “The original meaning of the
concept of ...

Politika

Author: Aristoteles (Aristo)
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789751415967
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Pursuing Eudaimonia

Author: Brendan Cook
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443846759
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6 P. Hadot, What is Ancient Philosophy? (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University
Press, 2004). 7 J. Pieper, Leisure: The Basis of Culture (South Bend, IN: St
Augustine's Press, 1998) and “Divine Madness”: Plato's Case against Secular
Humanism (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1989) and Happiness &
Contemplation (South Bend, IN: St. Augustine's Press, 1979). 8 L. Rouner, “
Dualism,” in A New Dictionary of Christian Theology, ed. A. Richardson and J.
Bowden (London: SCM Press, ...

Still Bored In A Culture Of Entertainment

Author: Richard Winter
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830823085
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Often we are afraid to “be still” because the endless distractions of busyness and
entertainment keep us from having to face fundamental questions about our
existence and about our deeper anxieties, insecurities and fears. We are literally
running from ourselves. Josef Pieper wrote a book some years ago called
Leisure: The Basis of Culture. The jacket of the current edition carries this
affirmation: “This book issues a startling warning: Unless we regain the art of
silence and insight, the ...

Sisifos S Yleni

Author: Albert Camus
Publisher: Can Yayınları
ISBN: 9750720121
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" Albert Camus, İkinci Dünya Savaşı yıllarında yayımladığı deneme kitabı Sisifos Söyleni'nde, yaşamın anlamsızlığı, varoluşumuzun saçmalığı gibi intihara yönelen temaları, tarihin ve edebiyatın belirli bazı ...