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The Resource The middle way : finding happiness in a world of extremes, Lou Marinoff

The middle way : finding happiness in a world of extremes, Lou Marinoff

Label
The middle way : finding happiness in a world of extremes
Title
The middle way
Title remainder
finding happiness in a world of extremes
Statement of responsibility
Lou Marinoff
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marinoff, Lou
Dewey number
170/.44
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1481
LC item number
.M358 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aristotle
  • Confucius
  • Gautama Buddha
  • Happiness
  • Happiness
  • Civilization
Label
The middle way : finding happiness in a world of extremes, Lou Marinoff
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0730/2007027054-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223081474778
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 597-620) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Globalization and its discontents : convergence and conflict of four civilizations -- Aristotle's golden mean : attaining excellence and happiness amidst unreason -- Buddha's middle way : creating value and compassion amidst suffering -- Confucius's balanced order : restoring harmony and virtue amidst discord -- ABC geometry : golden mean, middle way, balanced order are deeply related -- Political extremes : polarized America and the absence of a common good -- Sacred and profane extremes : blind faith versus deaf doubt -- Tribal extremes : natural dispersion and cultural commingling in the global village -- Pandora's extremes : the politicization of sex difference -- Cognitive extremes : oral, written, visual, and digital traditions -- Educational extremes : global lag and the American gulag -- Economic extremes : overabundance and dire dearth -- Totemic extremes : mcfoods, mcdrugs, and brave new mcworlds -- Middle Eastern extremes : stinging scorpions and free figs -- Terrorist extremes : bombed if we do, and bombed if we don't -- Importing the ABCs into your life : exporting them into your environment
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 626 p.
Isbn
9781402743443
Lccn
2007027054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 148732469
  • (OCoLC)148732469
Label
The middle way : finding happiness in a world of extremes, Lou Marinoff
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0730/2007027054-d.html
Publication
Bar code
31223081474778
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 597-620) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Globalization and its discontents : convergence and conflict of four civilizations -- Aristotle's golden mean : attaining excellence and happiness amidst unreason -- Buddha's middle way : creating value and compassion amidst suffering -- Confucius's balanced order : restoring harmony and virtue amidst discord -- ABC geometry : golden mean, middle way, balanced order are deeply related -- Political extremes : polarized America and the absence of a common good -- Sacred and profane extremes : blind faith versus deaf doubt -- Tribal extremes : natural dispersion and cultural commingling in the global village -- Pandora's extremes : the politicization of sex difference -- Cognitive extremes : oral, written, visual, and digital traditions -- Educational extremes : global lag and the American gulag -- Economic extremes : overabundance and dire dearth -- Totemic extremes : mcfoods, mcdrugs, and brave new mcworlds -- Middle Eastern extremes : stinging scorpions and free figs -- Terrorist extremes : bombed if we do, and bombed if we don't -- Importing the ABCs into your life : exporting them into your environment
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 626 p.
Isbn
9781402743443
Lccn
2007027054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 148732469
  • (OCoLC)148732469

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