The Good Life

The authors recount how they created a lifestyle based on self-reliance, good health, and a minimum of cash This new edition of Living the Good Life and Continuing the Good Life brings together in one volume the Nearings' classic guides to ...

Author: Helen Nearing

Publisher: Schocken

ISBN: 9780805209709

Category: Nature

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The authors recount how they created a lifestyle based on self-reliance, good health, and a minimum of cash
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The Good Life

Organized into sections on religious ways, the use of reason, self-exploration, self realization, and social involvement, the book contains essays and excerpts from works by such authors as Plato, Lao Tzu, Augustine, William James, ...

Author: Charles B. Guignon

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 0872204383

Category: Philosophy

Page: 325

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A collection of 25 philosophical writings from antiquity to modernity that concern the self-directed question of what is the good life. Organized into sections on religious ways, the use of reason, self-exploration, self realization, and social involvement, the book contains essays and excerpts from works by such authors as Plato, Lao Tzu, Augustine, William James, Descartes, Spinoza, Rousseau, Sartre, Marx, and Buber. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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The Art of the Good Life

The Art of the Good Life is a toolkit designed for practical living.

Author: Rolf Dobelli

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780316445085

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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Since antiquity, people have been asking themselves what it means to live a good life. How should I live? What constitutes a good life? What's the role of fate? What's the role of money? Is leading a good life a question of mindset, or is it more about reaching your goals? Is it better to actively seek happiness or to avoid unhappiness? Each generation poses these questions anew, and somehow the answers are always fundamentally disappointing. Why? Because we're constantly searching for a single principle, a single tenet, a single rule. Yet this holy grail--a single, simple path to happiness--doesn't exist. Rolf Dobelli -- successful businessman, founder of the TED-style ideas conference Zurich Minds, bestselling author, and all-around seeker of big ideas--has made finding a shortcut to happiness his life's mission. He's synthesized the leading thinkers and the latest science in happiness to find the best shortcuts to satisfaction in The Art of the Good Life, his follow up to the international bestseller The Art of Thinking Clearly (which has sold more than 2.5 million copies in 40 languages all around the globe). The Art of the Good Life is a toolkit designed for practical living. Here you'll find fifty-two happiness hacks -- from guilt-free shunning of technology to gleefully paying your parking tickets -- that are certain to optimize your happiness. These tips may not guarantee you a good life, but they'll give you a better chance (and that's all any of us can ask for).
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Titus The Good Life

Five studies to help you see how the gospel changes our lives, churches, and mission.

Author: Chester Tim

Publisher:

ISBN: 1909919632

Category: Religion

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Tim Chester shows how the gospel makes a real difference as he takes us to this little-read, life-changing New Testament letter. With clarity and insight, he helps small groups to be excited about, and equipped for, letting the truth transform their lives, their churches, and their mission. These five studies will help small groups and individuals see how to live the good life.
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Creating the Good Life

I don't mean to suggest that Aristotle should be read as the last or only word on how to lead a good life . But the wisdom he offers is essential for ...

Author: James O'Toole

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 1594861250

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

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Draws on the wisdom and teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher to help readers plan for a more useful, moral, and meaningful life, addressing such profound questions as "How do I find meaning and satisfaction?" and "What are my responsibilities to my community?" 40,000 first printing.
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Pleasure and the Good Life

The central intuition of hedonism is that the pleasant life is the Good Life. But this sentence—'The pleasant life is the Good Life'—is open to a number of ...

Author: Fred Feldman

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780199265169

Category: Philosophy

Page: 221

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Since ancient times, hedonism has been one of the most attractive and controversial theories. In this text, the author presents a careful, modern formulation of hedonism, defending the theory against some of the most important objections.
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The Good Life

—Ephesians 2:10 AMP HE GOOD LIFE. It's promised to us in the Book of Ephesians. Born again or not, everyone wants to live it. The phrase itself generates ...

Author: Jeffrey Magada

Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers

ISBN: 9780768495614

Category: Religion

Page: 207

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You can live the good life! The good life—everyone wants to live it. The good life means having the ability to do what we want, when we want, how we want, and the ability to bless others. Living the good life also implies healthy, happy families, wonderful vacations, great jobs and fulfilling careers, successful ministries and businesses, owning nice cars and houses, and having access to the best technology. The Good Life focuses on the principles, underlying attitudes, and lifestyle changes necessary to truly live the good life God designed for each of us. It is about learning how to develop the desire and discipline needed to yield to our new nature in Christ so that we fulfill the perfect will of God for every facet of our lives. This book is written for those who are: On the cutting edge of breakthrough, but are unable to do so. Experiencing sporadic but not continuous bursts of success. In business but can’t seem to turn a profit. In a cycle of loss and lack. Based on personal experiences and biblical principles, the author provides solid advice and practical guidelines about how you can live the good life—starting today!
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Pleasure and the Good Life

However, at a crucial point, in his discussion of the role of pleasure in the good life, Plotinus appropriates the terms used in the Aristotelian definition ...

Author: Paul van Riel

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004321106

Category: Philosophy

Page: 222

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This volume concentrates on a hedonistic argument that enters the philosophical debate, when philosophers argue that what they present as the good life is the truly pleasurable life. The book investigates more precisely how this point was made by Plato and his successors.
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Imagining the Good Life

CHAPTER EIGHT CONCLUSION: PLACE, HISTORY AND THE GOOD LIFE 'Kipu shyo, yagpu shyo (May the good life and well-being come to you)!' This is one of the most ...

Author: Francis Khek Gee Lim

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789047443377

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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Effectively combining ethnographic research and theoretical reflections on the pursuit of the good life in a Tibetan community in the Nepal Himalaya, this fascinating book offers a fresh perspective in seeking to understand contemporary experience of development and globalization.
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The Good Life

How long has it been since every experience in your life was a new one, like the first sip of a crisp, good wine? That's what a dog's first year is like for ...

Author: Mordecai Siegal

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780684864747

Category: Pets

Page: 252

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This comprehensive, month-by-month guide to raising a happy, healthy puppy is presented by America's most celebrated dog-expert team: TV's "Uncle Matty" Margolis and pet columnist Mordecai Siegal. 52 photos.
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Living the Good Life

Conscience and the Good Life What do voluntary and involuntary actions, informed and misinformed consciences, tell us about a humanly fulfilling life?

Author: Steven J. Jensen

Publisher: CUA Press

ISBN: 9780813221458

Category: Philosophy

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Living the Good Life presents a brief introduction to virtue and vice, self-control and weakness, misery and happiness.
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The Good Life

wonderful songs I had on the charts in the early sixties. ... It's intriguingly ambiguous: what does he mean by “The Good Life”?

Author: Tony Bennett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781471109294

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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Tony Bennett is the man Frank Sinatra called 'the best singer in the business', and whose 1995 Grammy Awards for 'Album of the Year' and 'Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance' for MTV Unplugged moved the New York Times to say, 'Tony Bennett has not just bridged the generation gap, he has demolished it.' He has legions of fans over a staggeringly large age span and in a recording career spanning five decades he has made 40 albums. His autobiography is rich with the stories of his long career and of the personalities he has known and includes the highs and lows, the successes and excesses of what has ultimately been a blessed life.
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Giving Is the Good Life

Not life, but a good life, is to be chiefly valued. SOCRATES The good life is reserved for the person who fears God, who lives reverently in his presence.

Author: Randy Alcorn

Publisher: Tyndale Kids

ISBN: 9781496425935

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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A bestselling author teaches life-changing biblical principles of generosity and tells stories of people who have put those radical principles into practice. Each story is a practical application that can help stimulate imagination and expand dreams of serving Jesus in fresh ways.
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The Good Life

Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist Thomas Corrigan. The GOOD LIFE THOMAS CORRIGAN THE GOOD LIFE Copyright © 2021, 2018 Thomas Corrigan. All.

Author: Thomas Corrigan

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781663218650

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 248

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Fifteen-year-old Walker Morrison has somehow managed to survive nine years in a religious, preppy K-8 school with his sanity and an actual group of friends. The six-foot-one football player and wannabe movie director has finally emerged from his shell, given the piano performance of his life at a final school concert, and secured a passionate kiss from the beautiful Candace Watson. But little does Walker know that his life is about to slowly unravel before his eyes. After spending the summer with his rebellious best friend, Josh, Walker starts his freshman year at a prestigious coed high school in Northern California. Although he has heard mixed reviews about his new school, Walker has decided not to let the comments build his expectations. After all, how bad can freshman year really be? Unfortunately, Walker is about to find out as his classmates begin to bully him. When he risks his life for the sake of Josh and is officially rejected by his peers, Walker decides he has had enough, exacts bloody revenge, and learns that sometimes what he wants in life isn’t exactly what he needs. The Good Life is the story of a teen’s journey to find acceptance while searching for his true identity during his formative years.
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Enjoy The Good Life

If you are depressed, worried, fearful, hooked on drugs, sick, broke, etc., you can quit following the devil and follow Jesus and have a wonderful life with ...

Author: Sue Ingebretson

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781481767293

Category: Religion

Page: 188

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Are you a Christian but living an average life? Maybe you’re not a Christian and know someone who is and think, “I don’t want to be like them. They’re too religious”. Many people, whether Christian or not, are destroyed for a lack of knowledge. Many have not been taught the full Gospel. Most believe they are forgiven of their sins but haven’t read the Bible for themselves. Jesus Christ brought Heaven to earth. As a Christian, you don’t live in the real world, you live in the Kingdom of God and can overcome every obstacle there is in life. What Jesus Christ did for all has been downplayed. The Truth about the Bible has either been mixed up, taught incorrectly, or watered down. Find out what the Truth really is. Learn what Jesus’ death and resurrection really mean. Discover how you don’t have to be sick, broke, or depressed. Learn what you inherit when you believe in Jesus Christ and start to live the good life that God intended for His kids to live. You can live Heaven on earth today. You don’t have to wait until you die. Get the knowledge you need to live an over and above life. And let’s see a major change in our homes, cities, country, and world. Are you with me?
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Aesthetics and the Good Life

The good life is the kind of life led by a certain kind of person. It is what makes a rational person feel good. When life has meaning, it ensures certain ...

Author: Marcia Muelder Eaton

Publisher: Associated University Presse

ISBN: 0838633366

Category: Philosophy

Page: 209

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This book provides a characterization of the aesthetic that enables the reader to understand what it means to view something aesthetically and how people's lives can be made aesthetically full. Influential philosophical theories of the aesthetic are explored, as well as the profound connection between aesthetic and ethical value.
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Are You Living the Good Life

GOOD. LIFE. Give away your life; you'll find life given back, but not merely given ... you were drawn to this booklet because you want “the good life.

Author: Randy Alcorn

Publisher: Compassion

ISBN: 9781496443762

Category: Religion

Page: 96

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There's no question, we'd all choose the good life any day of the week--and yet we don't always understand how to make that happen. We constantly ask ourselves questions like Is it better to serve God or to serve people? How can I be a good steward of what God has given me? I don't have a lot of money right now; is there anything else I can do? We know God calls us to be generous people, but what does that really look like? In this easy-to-read booklet, bestselling author Randy Alcorn answers these questions and shows us how we can do what pleases God, helps others, and is best for us--all at the same time.
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Tourists Tourism and the Good Life

Future research into non-Western philosophies of the good life in the context of tourists and tourism would be valuable and may fulfil the above demands in ...

Author: Philip Pearce

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136930270

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 242

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Tourism is arguably one of the largest self-initiated commercial interventions to create well-being and happiness on the entire planet. Yet there is a lack of specific attention to the ways in which we can better understand and evaluate the relationship between well-being and travel. The recent surge of scholarly work in positive psychology concerned with human well-being and flourishing represents a contemporary force with the potential to embellish and augment much current tourism study. This book maps out the field and then draws links between tourists, tourism and positive psychology. It discusses topics such as the issue of excess materialism and its fragile relationship with well-being, the value of positive psychology to lifestyle businesses, and the insights of the research field to spa and wellness tourism. This volume will interest those who study and practise tourism as well as scholars and graduate students in a range of disciplines such as psychology, sociology, business and leisure.
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Nature Reason and the Good Life

Good. Life. In Chapter 2, I said that the two central questions of ethics, 'How should I live?' and 'What sort of person should I be?

Author: Roger Teichmann

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199606177

Category: Philosophy

Page: 192

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At the centre of our ethical thought stands the human being. Roger Teichmann examines the ways in which facts about human nature determine the shape of ethical concepts such as rationality, virtue, and happiness. He argues that only by attending to the social and empirical character of language use can we address a number of problems in ethics.
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