Happiness and Benevolence

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Robert Spaemann wants us to question the idea of a life well-lived. In Happiness and Benevolence, he explores the tension between the spontaneity of life, which inevitably heads towards its own satisfaction, and the reflection of reason, which is also necessary for a meaningful human life. This work follows the gravity of this inclination and shows the necessity of complementing Aristotle (the search for happiness) with Kant (the benevolence owed to the other). Spaemann argues, not without parallels in Levinas, that the ...

Happiness and Benevolence 2005, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9780567042316

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Happiness and Benevolence 2000, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268011185

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Happiness and Benevolence 1999, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268011178

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