For a Kinder, Gentler Society
On Life
Philosophical Dialogues
  • Nicholas J. Pappas
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On Life. Philosophical Dialogues
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'Do you believe we can know the truth about all things, or are there things we simply can never know the truth about?' 

This quote from On Life captures the spirit of the book. In it, four friends - Director, Friend, Artist, and Scientist - pursue, in short philosophical dialogues, the truth about such topics as love, happiness, madness, belief, and pleasure, to name a few. The characters engage in serious inquiry, but in a lighter way, a way that allows them to hunt truths concerning life - without burning out.

About the Author

Nicholas J. Pappas, author of several books with Algora, graduated with honors in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago and earned a Law degree at Harvard University. He has written over 100 philosophic dialogues as well as many short stories and poems.

About the Book

Nick Pappas presents another philosophical snack well suited to the compressed reading time available to many of us who lead a harried life. The book can be read through at once or savored over repeated short readings.

This is useful...

Nick Pappas presents another philosophical snack well suited to the compressed reading time available to many of us who lead a harried life. The book can be read through at once or savored over repeated short readings.

This is useful philosophy: discussions of ethical questions and puzzles of life, in every-day language, without special terminology or complicated thought experiments. The characters in the book turn over each topic, examining it from different sides. Each brings a distinct view to the topics addressed, enhancing the overall picture of the various themes.


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Pages 212
Year: 2015
BISAC: PHILOSOPHY / General
BISAC: PHILOSOPHY / Free Will & Determinism
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ISBN: 978-1-62894-132-6
Price: USD 19.95
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ISBN: 978-1-62894-133-3
Price: USD 29.95
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