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.


Author: Josef Pieper
Publisher: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 1681492911
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This edition also includes his work The Philosophical Act. Leisure is an attitude of the mind and a condition of the soul that fosters a capacity to perceive the reality of the world.

Mu E Und Kult

Author: Josef Pieper
Publisher: Kösel-Verlag
ISBN: 3641043700
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Zentrum unserer Kultur muss die Muße sein, nicht die Arbeit »Ein schmales, aber ein tiefes Buch: eindrucksvoll, ja erschreckend.« (New York Times) »Hier ist mit psychologischen und philosophischen Kategorien und der Sprachkraft eines ...

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 ...

Leisure And Spirituality Engaging Culture

Author: Paul Heintzman
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 1441245499
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Joseph Owens, “Aristotle on Leisure,” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 11, no. 4 (
December 1981): 723. 118. Ibid., 722–23. 119. Jean Leclercq, The Love of
Learning and the Desire for God: A Study of Monastic Culture (New York: Image
Doubleday, 1977), 67. 120. Owens, “Aristotle on Leisure,” 722. 121. Pieper,
Leisure: The Basis of Culture, 56. 122. Ibid., 40. 123. Ibid. 124. Ibid., 41. 125. Ibid.
, 42–43. 126. Johnston, Christian at Play, 130. 127. Neville, Free Time, 39. 128.
Pieper ...

Eine Kurze Geschichte Der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 364110498X
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Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Traditional Chinese Leisure Culture And Economic Development

Author: Huidi Ma
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137592532
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In the Western world, the relationship between leisure and culture was also fully
recognized. Starting with the Greeks, leisure was considered an important basis
for a good life. Aristotle's statement that leisure is the pivot around which all
things revolve had great impact on European culture and the Renaissance. In his
book Leisure: the Basis of Culture, the modern Swedish philosopher Josef Pieper
points out that leisure is the basis for human culture; that, as an attitude in life, it
means ...