The SAS Mental Endurance Handbook

The SAS Mental Endurance Handbook

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John Lachs, one of American philosophy's most distinguished interpreters, turns to William James, Josiah Royce, Charles S. Peirce, John Dewey, and George Santayana to elaborate stoic pragmatism, or a way to live life within reasonable limits. Stoic pragmatism makes sense of our moral obligations in a world driven by perfectionist human ambition and unreachable standards of achievement. Lachs proposes a corrective to pragmatist amelioration and stoic acquiescence by being satisfied with what is good enough. This personal, yet modest, philosophy offers penetrating insights into the American way of life and our human character.

Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2002
ISBN: 9781585744428
1585744425
Branch Call Number: U225 .M36 2002x
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Great Britain

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