Concepts of leisure in western thought a critical and historical analysis by Byron Dare

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Published by Kendall/Hunt in Dubuque, Iowa .

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  • Leisure.,
  • Leisure -- History.

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StatementByron Dare, George Welton, William Coe; [with a foreword by James F. Murphy].
ContributionsWelton, George., Coe, William.
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LC ClassificationsGV14 .D28 1987
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Paginationxxiii, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
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Open LibraryOL2409690M
ISBN 100840344171
LC Control Number87050617

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The Greek city-state: origins, conflicts and decline --Origins of western philosophy: the disciplines that try to explain and the first western philosophers --Plato: idealism and the philosopher-king --Aristotle: cause and contemplation --The Roman empire: origins, decline and European feudalism --Roman thought: the quest for hope --Thomas Aquinas: cause, God and our ultimate end --The market.

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