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Driving with Plato : the meaning of life's milestones, Robert Rowland Smith

Label
Driving with Plato : the meaning of life's milestones
Title
Driving with Plato
Title remainder
the meaning of life's milestones
Statement of responsibility
Robert Rowland Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this book the author shares an intellectual "drive through" life's milestones, being born, learning to drive, and getting married, all with apropos philosophy. Drawing on philosophy, art, literature and psychology, this title explores the real meaning of the hoops we all have to jump through. In it, you may hear from Aristotle on starting school, learn from St Paul about falling in love, and get tips from Cicero on becoming wise in old age
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Robert Rowland
Dewey number
128
Index
index present
LC call number
BD431
LC item number
.S59 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life
  • Life change events
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
Label
Driving with Plato : the meaning of life's milestones, Robert Rowland Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Being born -- Learning to walk and talk -- Starting school -- Learning to ride a bike -- Taking exams -- Having your first kiss -- Losing your virginity -- Passing your driving test -- Casting your first vote -- Getting a job -- Falling in love -- Tying the knot -- Having children -- Moving house -- Going through a mid-life crisis -- Getting divorced -- Retiring -- Living the third age -- Going out in style
Control code
ocn646113100
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xvi, 234 p.
Isbn
9781439186879
Lccn
2010037548
System control number
(OCoLC)646113100
Label
Driving with Plato : the meaning of life's milestones, Robert Rowland Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Being born -- Learning to walk and talk -- Starting school -- Learning to ride a bike -- Taking exams -- Having your first kiss -- Losing your virginity -- Passing your driving test -- Casting your first vote -- Getting a job -- Falling in love -- Tying the knot -- Having children -- Moving house -- Going through a mid-life crisis -- Getting divorced -- Retiring -- Living the third age -- Going out in style
Control code
ocn646113100
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xvi, 234 p.
Isbn
9781439186879
Lccn
2010037548
System control number
(OCoLC)646113100

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