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By Alex C. Michalos

ISBN-10: 3319165240

ISBN-13: 9783319165240

This monograph describes the contributions to our present figuring out of caliber of existence made through crucial historical philosophers within the Western culture. It does so from the perspective of a latest researcher in caliber of existence or human wellbeing and fitness. Revisiting historic texts from approximately six hundred BCE to three hundred BCE, the publication explores the earliest rules in recorded western philosophical and clinical background that have been considerably on the topic of present learn and figuring out of the standard of lifestyles or health for people and groups. It examines the issues and options present in those texts and their connection to nonetheless present basic concerns and questions similar to: ‘What is an efficient life?’, ‘What is the simplest kind of individual to be?’ ‘How can one inform if one’s society is making development to a few kind of fascinating nation or falling backwards?’ The publication indicates that throughout time and throughout many cultures, the human species bears a few notable similarities.

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