Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life

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  • ISBN: 0691178712
  • Author: Zena Hitz
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Genre: Politics, Philosophy & Social Sciences
  • Date: 15 May 2020
  • Pages: 208
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

An invitation to readers from every walk of life to rediscover the impractical splendors of a life of learning

In an overloaded, superficial, technological world, in which almost everything and everybody is judged by its usefulness, where can we turn for escape, lasting pleasure, contemplation, …