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Title:
Aristotle would have liked Oprah : lessons for living and other philosophic musings
Author:
Diamond, Ethel, 1942-
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Publication Information:
Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xx, 213 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781558747203
Format :
Book

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Central Library B68 .D52 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Ancient Wisdom For Modern-Day LifeHow would Plato ask for a raise? Would Scorates send a cranky kid for a time out? And why would Aristotle like Oprah? By gaining an understanding of the great philosophers and their ideas, you can apply their insights to your own life, and better understand yourself and the world around you.Bus wait! This is not your father's philosophy book: By linking the teachings of great thinkers to today's celebrities and cultural icons, this lighthearted, informative book makes philosphy accessible and fun. For instance, you'll learn how to avoid faux pas and make yourself seem like an Einstein (literally!) by reciting the words of these superior minds:"There are no facts, only interpretations." Your reply to the boss when he asks for the report you don't have, courtesy of Nietzche.Whether you already know that Plato is not a pliable children's toy, or you think that Voltaire is a new line of luxury car, you'll find this book to be an enlightening read and a source of advice whenever you need direction.


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